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Swan Point Cemetery

585 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906-5034
+1 401-272-1314
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Wnderful place with serenity

One must visit this place while in providence. Its located in an wonderful surrounding. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nazimul
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Swan Point Beauty

Even though it's technically a cemetery, it's more beautiful than most parks I've been to. Walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jfwoods
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Providence, Rhode Island
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585 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906-5034
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+1 401-272-1314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One must visit this place while in providence. Its located in an wonderful surrounding. The cemetery is like a museum with beautiful tombstone with architecture which centuries old. Besides it is laid out in such luxurious spacious way with greenery, making it a wonderful place...More

Thank Nazimul
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it's technically a cemetery, it's more beautiful than most parks I've been to. Walking here, alone, is incredibly peaceful. This is a special place.

Thank jfwoods
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cemetery qualifies equally as an arboretum. It is filled with mature trees and winding paths ideal for both driving and walking. It is a serene and deeply respectful cemetery. One could spend hours here reading the names and tombstones. It is very satisfying to...More

Thank Cheryl C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a few hours to spare and decided to walk around this very interesting cemetary. It has beautiful well maintained gardens. Ancient grave markers and other unique items. The path slopes down towards the water where it is so peaceful and serene. It is...More

Thank brookums71
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a historical cemetery and one of the most beautiful and interesting I have seen in my many trips. It is very spacious and a botanical garden-park at the same time that a cemetery. I have visited it in summer, spring, fall and winter...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Swan Point Cemetary is a classic Providence Institution. It is stunningly beautiful, well maintained and welcoming to the grieving and to those looking for a peaceful place to walk

Thank Eugene M
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

I love old cemeteries. This one was established in 1846. H.P. Lovecraft, Ambrose Burnside, William Sprague IV are among those interred here, This one is well maintained and is still in use today. There are quite a variety of stones to admire. It's a peaceful,...More

Thank PaKathie
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Growing-up in Providence there was no way that we could live on Blackstone Blvd. But in death...you got a spot in a most beautiful cemetery. Lots of family and friends not rest there!

Thank G C S
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Our daughter took us here, her favorite walking place. We drove through the cemetery down to a parking area next to the water and walked along the water's edge, then back up into the cemetery and around the various monuments. We're told this is a...More

Thank Rockvilleman
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

A beautiful, quiet cemetery. I really was not expecting it, but so pleased to have found it. Might sound a bit morbid, but well worth a visit and just wander around taking in the atmosphere. Getting to it was a bit difficult as I was...More

Thank hungmung
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I've seen some things that people leave by a niche. But call the office. They are very helpful and will tell you what is allowed.
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