Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg, Hell-Bourg

4.3
#3 of 18 in Historic Sites in Reunion Island
Cemetery · Tourist Spot
In the foothills of the mountains, Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg represents a well-maintained cemetery, home to a few famous graves. Visitors come for the peaceful atmosphere and to view the flowers that adorn many of the graves, which grow from the ground and have nearly taken over the cemetery. With no defined path, visitors must zig-zag their way through to explore the area. Auguste Lacaussade, a poet from Hell-Bourg is buried here, as well as the infamous Volcenay Zitte, a bandit who terrorized the cities of St. Paul and St. Denis. Plan your Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg visit and explore what else you can see and do in Hell-Bourg using our Hell-Bourg road trip planner.
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  • It is a nice little creole village and there are a few typical houses and this cemetery is really beautiful with a lot flowers planted by family members. Not creepy but simply beautiful.  more »
  • My wife and I spent a while in this place. It was very moving to think of the lives lived ( some for not so long). The setting was tranquil and all the flowers added to its special appearance.  more »
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  • Très beau cimetière, fleuri et baroque dans l'agencement des innombrables croix, avec derrière lui une vue superbe sur le piton d'Enchaing et les montagnes environnantes par temps dégagé. Ne craignez pas trop les "bibs" à l'entrée (et un peu partout dans le village), ces araignées sont parfois grosses mais inoffensives.
  • Même si c'est un cimetière, il faut y aller car il y a une vue magnifique sur le piton d'enchaing et sur le cirque de Salazie. Très beau point de vue.

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