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The Cholera Monument

Norfolk Road, Sheffield S2 2SW, England
+44 114 221 1900
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Views make it

Walked up from the train station, monument to people that have died from a disease, did they give... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
Nice memorial

Probably one of the oddest things to build a monument to. Having viewed it, it occurred to me that... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 Dec 2017
“Nice memorial”
16 Apr 2017
“lovely views over the city”
Norfolk Road, Sheffield S2 2SW, England
+44 114 221 1900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked up from the train station, monument to people that have died from a disease, did they give their lives so others could live perhaps, I dont know? Views over the city and surrounding countryside.

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Probably one of the oddest things to build a monument to. Having viewed it, it occurred to me that this is actually quite fitting especially in a city like Sheffield with it's working class past. A nice way to remember the people most likely to...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely monument in commanding position but call me old fashioned: I'm against cholera. Surely the powers that be could choose something nicer to monumentalise. A monument to a deadly plague really is political correctness gone mad.

Thank dwvallance
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The best way to approach the Cholera Monument is (if you are physically able) to walk down through Norfolk Park, cross Granville Road at the crossing then, a very short walk along Norfolk Road, turning left down Fitzwalter Road for 60 mtrs, picking up a...More

Thank leon p
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Peaceful spot to while away a bit of time. Easily accessible on foot from the railway station. Steep path though, although once in the park it is flat. Almost adjacent to the larger Norfolk Park.

Thank hattysouthYorkshire
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

One can see this gothic 19th century monument from the city centre and the railway station on a grassy hill, next to the Park Hill flats. It's worth the climb as there are excellent views to the west over the city. Additionally, you can contemplate...More

Thank dswatts69
Reviewed 16 December 2016

A great place to walk up to see the view of the city, especially at night or sunset.Gives an interesting look into Sheffield's history.

1  Thank Sarahfuss2
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Small but cosy, good range of things to eat. Lovely coffee and loose tea. We had bagels and a slice of millionaire shortbread. Very nice, worth waiting the time it too for it to be prepared.

Thank Jasper S
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I walk through the grounds of the Cholera Monument often as I live near by. The history behind the monument can be found on the information boards available. It marks a mass paupers grave from the early 1800's when Cholera was rife in the slums...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Close to the City Centre, the Memorial is set on a hill in a really peaceful park area with lots of colourful flowers.There are a few boards explaining the history of the monument. The views from the top over the City Centre and out to...More

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