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Address: 927 Purdy Mills Rd | K7M 3N1, Kingston, Ontario K7M 3N1, Canada
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Creepy and Yet filled with history!!

Visited the Cemetery just for the sake of it while passing by. Visit in the morning and its a beautiful area with tombs. Make sure you visit John A Macdonald's tomb! The cemetery... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
Arjun K

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited the Cemetery just for the sake of it while passing by. Visit in the morning and its a beautiful area with tombs. Make sure you visit John A Macdonald's tomb! The cemetery itself is very well maintained!

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1 Thank Arjun K
Calgary Alberta Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you are interested in Sir John A. Macdonald, our first Prime Minister, then a visit to his gravesite would be worthwhile. Sir John's spot is marked by numerous stones including the first one used to mark his spot, a very plain and simple stone marker which he requested. Various grand markers and plaques have been added since that time.... More 

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Toronto
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Lovely cemetery. Saw it as part of a Trolley ghost tour. Some of the monuments are spectacular. Well maintained.

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Thank TorontoLisaLee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful place to walk around and quiet considering it's close to the road. Walking the roads was like walking a healing labyrinth.

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Thank Crystal S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Very beautiful cemetery and a lovely place to walk. The grounds are very well kept and if you have loved ones buried there you can have a small garden in front of the headstone where you can plant flowers every year or put in a small perennial. There are water tanks set up in different locations so that you may... More 

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Thank Judy D
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Interesting to find people that helped build and grow our amazing Country of Canada here at this Cemetery. History buffs will learn about the real builders of Canada and walk about is a nice change from the crowds downtown

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Thank Lisa D
Ottawa, Canada
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Hello, we stopped by the Cataraqui Cemetery in Kingston, Ontario to quickly see the final resting place of the first Prime Minister of Canada - Sir John, A. MacDonald. It was easy to find, there being small signs along the way to direct your efforts. However, after visiting the grave site we ended up taking a short enjoyable stroll under... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Cemeteries are some of the most lovely spots - gardens with sculptures. Cataraqui is historic as well with its ancient trees and distinguished "residents". A lovely spot for some down time.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

If you need time out in a natural setting, to walk, run or just sit, go to this cemetery. It is huge, with beautiful old trees and strolling paths and roadways. Lots of history can be found amid the squirrels and birds. Such a lovely "resting place" in more ways than one!

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Lots of history and famous Canadians buried here. The old trees and rolling lawns make it a great place to walk through on a hot summer's day.

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