Savannah Bonaventure Cemetery Tour

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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience Highlights

On this nearly 2-hour tour you will have the opportunity to tour one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the entire United States. The cemetery is located on a picturesque bluff along the Wilmington River and is famous for its scenery, sculptures and haunted stories.

Accompanied by an expert guide, you'll learn about the cemetery's paranormal history and visit its most iconic squares, gravestones and landscapes . Whether you're a lover of the paranormal or not, the cemetery is a must-see for anyone travelling to Savannah.

  • Learn the haunted stories of one of America's most beautiful cemeteries.
  • Stroll past the gravestones of the departed and take in the beauty of the landscape and sculptures erected in honour of the dead.

What’s included

  • Guided tour of the Bonaventure Cemetery
  • Expert guide

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Step by Step

During this 2-hour tour you will learn about the history of some of the city's most illustrious citizens who were buried at Bonaventure. You'll tour the cemetery's gravestones accompanied by an expert guide, who will tell you all about the paranormal history of the site.

Savannah is one of the most historically significant cities in the United States. It is known for its pre-war architecture, cobblestone historic district and well-kept parks. But it is also famous for being considered one of the most haunted cities in the country .

Savannah is said to be a 'city built on the dead' as it was built on a Native American burial ground. The Bonaventure Cemetery, more than 100 years old, is one of the oldest in the city. The site where the cemetery stands today was also once a landowner's estate and served as a hospital during the Revolutionary War .

Under the oak trees and azaleas of the cemetery, you will learn the stories of people like Little Gracie, the poet Conrad Aiken or the 4 Oscar-winning composer Johnny Mercer . You can also stroll through the lush vegetation of the site and admire the carvings of the statues that flood Bonaventure .


· 677 Reviews
  • C
    (0 Reviews)
    The guide took the time to answer all of our questions.
  • M
    (0 Reviews)
    We saw all the known tombs, plus many with interesting stories that we did not know.
  • S
    (0 Reviews)
    The guide was a warm and entertaining narrator. It was a full two hour tour and a good value.
  • D
    (0 Reviews)
    Our tour guide was excellent: totally knowledgeable and with a delightful sense of humor.
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