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Address: Sane Valley, St Helena Island, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha STHL 1ZZ
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Napoleon chose this site for his burial and was interred here from 1821 to...

Napoleon chose this site for his burial and was interred here from 1821 to 1840, when his remains were moved to a cemetery in Paris.

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Not to miss if you are in the area

Napoleon's Tomb, not to be missed if you are in the area. History and the events of those times, catch you and rise your spirit. You start to dig and find out more , how it was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
Gio x
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Scarborough, Australia
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Scarborough, Australia
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Napoleon's Tomb, not to be missed if you are in the area. History and the events of those times, catch you and rise your spirit. You start to dig and find out more , how it was, what happened and of course why. Napoleon was and still remains a unique figure of our history, a leader and as he said... More 

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houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Worth a visit, be sure to read the history on this place which is fascinating. Very grand, makes me understand why the peasants revolted.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Having visited Longwood House we went to Sane Valley to see the resting place of the islands famous exile. Parking at the roadside there is a short walk to a peaceful and cool glade. The tomb does not contain the body but its no matter and the information boards are of interest. Unfortunately the view mentioned has grown up over... More 

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Thank Martin P
Greater Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

Napoleon's tomb is a must see for anyone visiting St. Helena. Although his remains have been in Paris since 1840, The walk down a grassy promenade to the original grave is well worth the effort.

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Brussels, Belgium
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325 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Like Longwood House, this is somewhere on St Helena which one has to visit. Napoleon's erstwhile tomb, though itself simple, is in a picturesque setting. According to the sign on the padlocked gate at the top of the 750m grassy path leading down from the road to the site of the tomb, visits are only possible after prior registration with... More 

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East London
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

One of the many fascinating experiences resulting from my Cruise to St Helena was a trip to Longwood House, where Napoleon spent his last days, when exiled to one of the worlds remotest island in the South Atlantic. The walk down, to what is the now empty tomb, ( His remains were later re interred in Paris) is fairly steep.... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

A laid-back five day trip on the RMS St Helena from Cape Town with a week of relaxing holiday, spearfishing every day. Enjoying the crystal clear waters surrounding the island and taking in the rich history of a forgotten land, followed by another five lazy days at sea to get home. A must for those enjoying the outdoors and avid... More 

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Delmar, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

A beautiful, peaceful spot. The fairy terns were our only company. Knowing the tab was empty only added to the awesome atmosphere.

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2010

Napoleon choose a stunning setting for his tomb in this beautiful, peaceful valley.

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