La Birgen Del Carmen Cemetery, Groot Kwartier, Curacao

This medium-sized Catholic cemetery is in a neighborhood Northwest of the Schottgat on Montezumaweg at Tanosweg. It is fairly modern, and is still active. Telephone +599-9-737-4467. Location: 12 deg 8' 42.48" N 68 deg 54' 42.54" W

Photographed July 2015

Copyright (c) 2016 J.A. Maass
BirgenCarmen 1465 c.BergenCarmen2 BirgenCarmen0444  La Birgen del Carmen Catholic Church, on Montezumaweg. The cemetery is behind the church, and the access is on the left side of the church. BirgenCarmen 0465  Note the shards of glass embedded in the cement at the top of the wall!
BirgenCarmen 0468  A closup of the shards of glass embedded in the cement at the top of the wall! BirgenCarmen 0451  This gate on Tanosweg was locked. BirgenCarmen 1453  This cemetery is not locked, but the access gate is not obvious. Park in the church parking lot. BirgenCarmen 0450  There is a wie gate beside the church. Pass through and walk towards the small shed next to the cemetery wall.
BirgenCarmen 1454  There is a man-sized gae next to the small shed shown. BirgenCarmen 1455  This gate was not locked. Close the gate behind you as you enter! BirgenCarmen 1564  From inside the cemetery, this is a view of the access gate. BirgenCarmen 1463  There are several long rows of these multiple crypts on either side of a main aisle.
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