The Most Beautiful Cemeteries in The World
Most Indonesian people may already know about San Diego Hills Memorial Park, the most beautiful cemetery with it’s famous for exclusivity and luxury. But, billions people on this planet may never have seen or heard of its name. What is San Diego Hills Memorial Park? Where is it??
At a glance, its name might be the same as one of the coastal cities in Southern California located in the south west corner of the mainland of The United States, San Diego. With the last name “Hills”, as if it were a hilly place in San Diego, California. The name may be similar, but the location is different.
San Diego Hills Memorial Park's Location
San Diego Hills Memorial Park is the best public cemetery in Indonesia, the most beautiful cemetery in the country.
Where is Indonesia?
Most people may only know Bali as a tourist destination, but not many know that Bali is an area of Indonesian state. Yup, if you go to Bali, definitely you are in Indonesia.
Then, where is San Diego Hills Memorial Park? Indonesia consists of several large islands, one of them is Java island. Java Island region itself consists of three major provinces, namely: West Java, Central Java and East Java. Borobudur, the biggest buddha temple in the world, is located in Central Java.
San Diego Hills Memorial Park’s location is in West Java, precisely in Karawang Regency. The area is a buffer zone of the capital city of Jakarta.
It has approximate distance from Jakarta about 43 Km or about a half hour away using car. Not too far from Jakarta.
Bloomberg List of Beautiful Cemeteries In The World
Bloomberg.com chose the 12 Most Beautiful Cemeteries in The World, here are the lists:
1. St. Andrews Cathedral Graveyard, Scotland
2. Cemetiere du Pere Lachaise, Paris, France.
3. Okunoin, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
4. Waverley Cemetery, Sydney, Australia.
5. La Recoleta, Buenos Aires.
6. Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, USA.
7. Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel.
8. Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
9. Highgate Cemetery, London.
10. Assistens Cultural Center, Copenhagen.
11. Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, USA.
12. Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague.
San Diego Hills Not Included?
San Diego Hills is not included. Why? Referring from the list of the cemeteries included in the Bloomberg, most of them appears that the age of the cemeteries is around tens or hundreds of years. Maybe one of the assessment point is the age of the graveyard to enter the list in. Historical element may be an assessment point.
Established in January 2007, San Diego Hills Memorial Park is the first cemetery in the world that combines the concept of elegant Forest Lawn cemetery with Indonesian cultures. Yes, Forest Lawn Memorial Park is the inspiration for the birth of San Diego Hills. With an organized and artistic funeral concept, San Diego Hills Memorial Park combines Forest Lawn’s style with Indonesia’s largest religious culture. As known, the major religious cultures in Indonesia are; Moslem Culture, Christian Culture and Chinese Culture.
If Bloomberg has ever been there, it might consider that San Diego Hills Memorial Park as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world list.
San Diego Hills Memorial Park also combines the concept of a natural atmosphere funeral with elements of a beautiful park.
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