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Bolton Street Cemetery

Bolton Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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If you happen to wander through...

It's nothing extraordinary,but if you are wandering down the hill towards the city from the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rod S
Interesting walk

If you like cemeteries then there is quite a lot of information written in here,you can pick up an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debra T
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Bolton Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's nothing extraordinary,but if you are wandering down the hill towards the city from the botanical gardens it's easy to walk through and interesting to see some of the history.

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like cemeteries then there is quite a lot of information written in here,you can pick up an info brochure at the entrance which has a lot of information in it and follow the trail through the grounds. , it is quite hilly and...More

Thank Debra T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With my brother visiting we wanted to show him a few of the sights and this gave us a walk, and history. We enjoyed looking at the memorials especially the elaborate ones of the ministers while also visiting the less unknown. It was great having...More

Thank Shayne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this cemetery by accident crossing from te boatanic gardens. Split by the motorway a few years ago this place still retains a feeling of calm amidst the bustle of modern life. A charming little chapel of rest also survives.

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and historic place on the walk from the Botanic Gardens to the City. Not worth going out of your way though, unless you have a 'thing' for historic headstones.

Thank RobandMaryJean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite knowing the history of the cemetery I'd never been here before. It's a very scenic trek from the top of the cable car on a fine Spring day through the gardens, and on down into the city via the Cemetery. (Do not think about...More

Thank Jqqls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love old cemetery, as I do, then you won’t be disappointed with wandering through this one. Some graves are very old, by nz standards, and tell a story of life, death and hardships when first immigrating to Wellington.

Thank Orkboss
Reviewed 8 November 2017

bounded by a serpentine motorway and the Manhattan profile city skyline entering the Bolton Street Cemetery is like entering a tardis that takes you back in time . In every nook and cranny headstones stand silent witness to memories past. The sobering juxtaposition of life...More

Thank 6MTR26
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Leading from the Botanical gardens. An old beautiful cemetery. Info on Sir Bolton at entrance way to grave yard.

Thank Catharina V
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is an interesting cemetery that winds up the hill towards the Botanical gardens. It's amazing how old some of the graves are. Also, you can tell that once there were sections of the cemetery for different religions. It's worth a pass through as you...More

Thank drjandthemissus
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