Cemetery of Santa Cruz, Dili

4.2
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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  • The cemetery was the site of a brutal massacre some twenty years ago, an event that is still felt by many Timorese to this day and helped catalyze the fight for independence. Wander the tomb stones lo...  more »
  • I have visited this special and significant site in Dili many times. I first went in 2009 and was amazed to see the pastel toned graves and how closely situated they are. I found it very peaceful and ...  more »
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  • #LetsGuide Here is a silent and quite places while lots of soul belong to here...may the Lord receive them in rest and peace
  • A place full of memories. Here you can find the Sebastião Tomb.
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