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Stunning cemetery!

Amazing for a walk round, attended a funeral here and it was very special and beautiful...watch for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
19karen76
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Erene and peaceful environment

It was very poignant reading the grave inscriptions on over 2 centuries of burials. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Valerie B
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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This is an exceptional old garden full of trees shrubs and flowers including orchids opened in 1814 it contains hundreds of British graves and continues to be the last place of rest for Anglicans in Corfu.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing for a walk round, attended a funeral here and it was very special and beautiful...watch for the wild tortoises and have a chat to the lovely gate keeper who looks after the grounds!

Thank 19karen76
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very poignant reading the grave inscriptions on over 2 centuries of burials. The gardens are well maintained and cool on a hot day. The tortoises that roam were a bonus!

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in British History this place will grab your attention. Set in a peaceful oasis in the centre of town, there are graves from when the island was a British Protectorate back in the early 1800's some from the Crimean war, first...More

Thank PhilDuff
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place. Looked after by George who was born there. He took over the management from his father. Very moving walking around the graves, so many young lives lost!

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find, from the bus station, near to M&S, where you get the bus to Kanoni. It is about 300 yards west from there, on the left when you arrive at the crossroads. It is very moving with graves from many periods including those...More

Thank wakefieldj
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, privilege to meet George who currently looks after the place, having taken over from his father previously & hoping to pass the tradition on to the next generation when the time comes but looking at him this is still a long...More

Thank cloggie2017
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

So glad we found this lovely place and we got to speak to George the old man who looks after the cemetry and gardens,he tells you some interesting things as you go in .

Thank Carole H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The views are stunning, the cemetry is very well presented and tortoises roam freely around the grounds. Please visit and learn a little history.

Thank LUVCORFU2
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is only open at certain times and is behind a high stone wall. It is up the hill past the prison (do not take photos or the guards will shout at you). It is a large area of sylvan quiet with some very lovely...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Good to see George is still well, it’s our 3rd visit to the cemetery the 1st about 12 years ago. He father looked after the cemetery and George was born there, it’s his job now and he says his daughters husband is taking over from...More

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Pecheapois
15 August 2016|
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Response from vicky p | Reviewed this property |
As the previous person says and I agree, the caretaker has a house within the Cemetary, so I think every day during daylight. It isn't a very well signposted place or gate, but worth the searching!
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