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Jewish Cemetery
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History and Heritage Bike Tour
Ranked #6 of 24 things to do in Charlestown
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Owner description: The remains of a Jewish community that fled Brazil in the 17th century.
Reviewed 4 August 2012

You would not expect to find a Jewish cemetery on such a small island but there is. The locals know all about it, down to the stones stacked upon the graves

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Reviewed 17 February 2012

We found the old Jewish cemetery on Nevis fascinating. There are 19 grave markers that survive, from the late 17th and early 18th century. There are readable inscriptions on 15 of these, with Hebrew, Portuguese, and English text. Some of the grave markers also have symbolic engravings. A little of the cemetery is still overgrown with tropical vines with beautiful flowers. Although the cemetery is small and can be explored in less than an hour, it is well worth visiting.

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Reviewed 14 February 2012

If you are Jewish, or interested in this sort of history, it is worth a little visit. The cemetery is now well kept - which it wasn't the last time I was there more than 20 years ago. It is close to the centre of town, walkable, so you could just pop in. Read about the history, mentioned in other reviews, about the Jews in Nevis centuries ago.

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