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The West Terrace Cemetery is South Australia's oldest cemetery, first appearing on Colonel William Light's 1837 plan of Adelaide. The 27.6 hectares (68 acres) site is located in Park 23 of the Adelaide Park Lands just south-west of the Adelaide city centre, between West Terrace, Anzac Highway, Sir Donald Bradman Drive and the Seaford and Belair railway lines. Originally known as the Adelaide Public Cemetery, it is divided into a number of sections for various communities and faiths, including two Catholic areas, as well as Jewish, Afghan, Islamic and Quaker sections.Work out when and for how long to visit West Terrace Cemetery and other Adelaide attractions using our handy Adelaide trip itinerary website.
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Graves from the 1860's. Areas segragated by religion, ethnicity. The Italian section is most ornate. The Afghan camel drivers the most interesting. A veterans section, Muslim section, Catholic... more »
Peaceful place for a visit, walk or ride, but tree roots and water table have shifted many graves over the years, condition is deteriorating. Many well-known and lesser-known local personalities rest here.
Travel back in time and visit the resting place of many notable south australians.
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