Dutch CemeteryCurrently Closed
- Address: Dutch Cemetery Rd, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India
- Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Cemetery, Family And Kids
Dutch Cemetery - Review
Behind an unassuming looking gate near Fort Kochi beach is this unexpected attraction. Buried in the cemetery are 104 Dutch merchants and soldiers from centuries ago. It is a dilapidated looking place, and the cenotaphs and tombs made from granite and red laterite have not aged well. The gates are usually locked, but there are two ways to enter. Either you might spot the caretaker and be lucky enough to be allowed in, or you could arrange for a visit by asking at the St. Francis church.
Dutch Cemetery Information
- Permission is required from St. Francis Church authorities to visit this place.
Dutch Cemetery Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
How To reach Dutch Cemetery by Public Transport
- Fort Kochi Bus Terminal
- Kunnumpuram Bus Stop
- Drive, or take a rickshaw or a taxi.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Dutch Cemetery
3.17% of people who visit Kochi include Dutch Cemetery in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
44.8% of people start their Dutch Cemetery visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Dutch Cemetery
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dutch Cemetery
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Dutch Cemetery, Kochi Reviews
I remember that there was access to this Cemetery during 10 years back but now visitors are not allowed to get inside. It is the burial site of Dutch who had colonised India during 15th century. The cemetery is located at South side of the Fort Kochi beach which is also known as Mahatma Gandhi beach. The burials are made up of red stone.
Nothing here to see. The place is completely overrun by grass and weeds and the headstones are barely visible.Also, the place is locked up and completely shut off to visitors. Makes one wonder why this place is tagged as a tourist attraction.
A cemetery belonging to 17th century, where the Dutch people of that time are buried, located at the beach side.
So sweet love.
The dutch cemetry beach is a beautiful beach very closer to the Dutch cemetry.There is a long walk way to the end of the ship channel.The parking place and walk way are paved with the tiles and it looks very beautiful.There is a police out post here and you can get the helpful service of the Kerala police.The beach is very near and walkable distance to the Vas-co-De-Gama church(St.Francis CSI Church) and the Parade ground.There are lot of old colonial buildings near the beach.And the cemetry have so many Dutch tombs.