Cemetery of Santa Cruz, Dili

4.3
Visit the final resting place of the victims of the 1991 protests at Cemetery of Santa Cruz. Over 250 people were killed in the November 12 demonstration for independence, and later buried here, endowing the site with great historical significance. Learn about the hardships faced by the local people under the Indonesian occupation, and get a sense for the consequences of the massacre. Plan to visit Cemetery of Santa Cruz during your Dili vacation using our convenient Dili online trip planner.
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  • Its a beautiful cemetery with a lot of history. visit Sebastiao Gomez grave and learn the history of the massacre. a visit would be great if you have a local friend as your guide. most of them will...  more »
  • santa cruz is worth a visit because of the history ,not just old historical gravestones etc. but because of the times of the indonesian occupation ,do yourself a favour and visit this place.  more »
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  • This cemetery is very different from what I am use too... The site seems to be at capacity and very difficult to navigate without walking over graves. Its hard to understand the massacre that occurred here.
  • It is now full capacity. Sudah full
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