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Cemetery of Santa Cruz, Dili

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Visit the final resting place of the victims of the 1991 protests at Cemetery of Santa Cruz. Over 250 people were killed in the November 12 demonstration for independence, and later buried here, endowing the site with great historical significance. Learn about the hardships faced by the local people under the Indonesian occupation, and get a sense for the consequences of the massacre. Plan to visit Cemetery of Santa Cruz during your Dili vacation using our convenient Dili online trip planner.
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  • A very quiet place with not much info available on site,I guess I expected more as it is such an important site, trying to walk through is hard as the tracks stop and you find yourself on a grave. A.....  more
    A very quiet place with not much info available on site,I guess I expected more as it is such an important site, trying to walk through is hard as the tracks stop and you find yourself on a grave. A.....  more »
  • It is very difficult to examine the headstones as you cannot easily move from one to another as they are packed so closely. In-between each grave is long grass, rubbish that has been left to burn or.....  more
    It is very difficult to examine the headstones as you cannot easily move from one to another as they are packed so closely. In-between each grave is long grass, rubbish that has been left to burn or.....  more »
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  • This cemetery is very different from what I am use too... The site seems to be at capacity and very difficult to navigate without walking over graves. Its hard to understand the massacre that occurred here.
  • #LetsGuide Here is a silent and quite places while lots of soul belong to here...may the Lord receive them in rest and peace

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