Passed by this cemetery on our bus tour. I always like to check out historic cemeteries wherever I visit. This... 查看更多
this important cemetery is well maintained and has some elaborate stone work. simalar to Oderkirk in Amsterdam. It's next to an oil refinery- so you will smell the burning etc.
A very short drive from the beach and hotels to an incredible old Jewish cemetery, with fabulous stone work. Worth the short drive. Use a gps and see the charming colorful houses and streets along the way. Stop at the synagogue in town also.
History that is disappearing before your eyes as the fumes from the adjacent refineries wear off the carvings on the the headstones. You can see plaster versions of ten of the headstones, taken some 50 years ago, at the Synagogue museum in Punda.
An extraordinary moving experience. Unique tombstones with incredible artwork are being lost to the pollution from the neighboring refinery.
Beit Hayim was hard to find and across town so we went to the other (newer) Jewish Cemetery to find... 更多
This is an amazing historical site with graves dates as far back as the 1700's. It's sad that oil refineries... 更多
We visited the Beit Hayim Cemetery with a private tour by Gigi. I'd never seen the type of carving that... 更多
Very fascinating for those with a special interest in Curacao/Sephardi history. Iconic and very emotional. Probably you will be the... 更多