Teochew Cemetery, Bangkok

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The Teochew Cemetery (Thai: สุสานแต้จิ๋ว) is a large cemetery in Bangkok's Sathon District. Covering an area of about 100 rai (16 ha; 40 acres), it was also known as the Wat Don Graveyard (ป่าช้าวัดดอน) and was widely believed to be haunted. The cemetery was founded in 1899 and actually consists of adjacent cemeteries managed by three organisations, namely the Tio Chew Association of Thailand, the Poh Teck Tung Foundation and the Hainan Dan Family Association. In 1996, the district administration began renovating the derelict site, and part of the cemetery now also serves as a public park.[1]

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  1. ^ Charin Khamchai (April 2007). "ป่าช้าวัดดอน จาก 'สุสาน' สู่ 'สวนสวย'". Dhammaleela (in Thai) (77). Retrieved 19 August 2018.