Bonaventure Cemetery

Top 1% of attractions in Savannah
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“One of Savannah's best features is the one-of-a-kind Bonaventure Cemetery located on a scenic bluff overlooking the Wilmington River just outside downtown Savannah.”

– Afar Magazine

Fodor's Fodor's
"The largest of Savannah's municipal cemeteries, Bonaventure spreads over 160 acres and sits on a bluff above the Wilmington River." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Forlorn statues and gaunt sculptures in burial shrouds are perched over tombs and mausoleums arranged into a Spanish moss-drenched necropolis. " Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Many visitors to Savannah are here in part because they have read John Berendt’s book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (or seen the movie)." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
1 Star
"Gigantic oak trees covered with Spanish moss form beautiful green arches. The stelae, monuments and statues display a Victorian Gothic style." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The only cemetery featuring after-dark tours in Savannah. They are themed according to the time of year, and extremely popular."
Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.