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Bonaventure Cemetery Tours

330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-3222
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Oscar Wilde called it, "Incomparable." John Berendt gave it to the world in the pages "Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil." Through 250 years, few cemeteries have touched the hearts & minds of artists and people, as has Bonaventure. Tales that await are Johnny Mercer, Little Gracie, Conrad Aiken, Harry Hervey, and so many others famous & just "every day," that you'll be dizzy with details & images that will keep you coming back for a lifetime! Walking Tours Daily at 10 am & 2pm (Subject to Seasonal Change) Reservations Required! Call to Book or purchase online. No printing required.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-3222

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. Really enjoyed all of the history and stories about the gravesites. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Shannon Scott was very knowledgeable and gave life to the stories of those buried there. An enjoyable couple of hours

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very informative and knowledgeable. We love Bonaventure Cemetery and your tour is such a beautiful walk.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was Shannon. He was excellent. He is passionate about history and it showed during his enthousiastic presentation. The cemetery itself was beautiful and a delight to walk through.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend this tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor. You would miss so much history without the tour.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable, she was a local person, and had great stories about some of the residents of the cemetery. We met at the Jewish gate by the caretakers house and had a 2.5 hour tour. Very easy walking, level and many stops....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shannon is a real historian. What a knowledgeable, interesting man. I’m now reading Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and my husband is reading Harry Hervey. Our teenage children were very engaged as well. Need to go back though to really take in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is something you must do if you are visiting Savannah. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative. He also had a sense of humor which kept our 16 year old interested even though he wasn't very thrilled about going in the first place....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour was exceptional. Shannon was able to provide a lasting experience at Bonaventure Cemetery. He was beyond knowledgeable and showcased interesting grave sites. If you’re going to go to Bonaventure Cemetery you need book a tour with Shannon Scott, he made our trip something...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best tour I have ever been on. The guide was very knowledgeable and very informative, he was interested in the history so it made his job more relevant. Was very cold the day we went and we still had a wonderful experience would highly recommend...More

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Ramona H
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Response from BloggerLinda | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know the name of the tour or tour company but there was a tour there that was a van and people were being driven. I’d contact Bonaventure Cemetery Tours or perhaps tours by locals. You certainly can get a private... More
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kmoney4
5 June 2016|
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Response from BSParanormal1 | Reviewed this property |
You are able to go into the cemetery without a tour however I can assure you taking a tour with Shannon Scott through Bonaventure is worth your visit. He knows everything you would ever want to know about this cemetery and... More
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Julie E
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Response from J T | Reviewed this property |
The walking is not a problem for the kids, but depending on the time of year the heat could be an issue because there is no shade. Also, the tour is very historical, so while the teenagers and I enjoyed the tour, my eight... More
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