Located en route Fort Kochi Beach, Dutch Cemetery is one of the oldest in the country. Reflecting the Dutch architecture of those times, the cemetery is bordered by high walls. An ancient pillar stands at the entrance with the year 1724 inscribed on it. The cemetery is home to 104 epitaphs and tombs that carry authentic records of hundreds of people of Dutch and British nationality. Many of the tombs are made of granite and red laterite and have no cross. There are big as well as small tombstones and the inscriptions on the epitaphs are in old Dutch script. According to historical sources, the last person to be laid to rest here was Captain Joseph Ethelbert Winckler in 1913.

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