Napoleon's Tomb, Jamestown

#8 of 17 in Things to do in St Helena Island
Tourist Spot · Landmark
Although it's not the Little Corporal's final resting place, Napoleon's Tomb is one of St Helena's major attractions, along with Longwood House, where the island's famous exile spent his last years. The picturesque ravine was not Napoleon's first choice--he had preferred the banks of the Seine River for his grave. This site is both empty and nameless, because the local authorities and Napoleon's friends weren't able to agree on whether the tomb should contain his full name or just "Napoleon." Use our Jamestown route planner to add Napoleon's Tomb and other attractions to your Jamestown vacation plans.
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  • After visiting Longwood House, this is the next place to visit.Nice walk along the well maintained path to the Tomb.Beatiful setting.  more »
  • Worth visiting for its historical value, but in the end it is simply a slab of stone under which the emperor's body once lay before being taken to Paris. About a 10 minute walk from the road down a...  more »

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