The Waverley Cemetery opened in 1877 and is a cemetery located on top of the cliffs at Bronte in the eastern suburbs of Sydney. It is noted for its largely intact Victorian and Edwardian monuments. Waverley Cemetery is a fascinating and historical site that has remained defiantly traditional in our busy modern world. It contains the graves of many people who shaped Australia. Visitors can meander through the 16 hectares and watch history unfold before them. History buffs will not be disappointed by Waverley Cemetery. Perhaps this is due to both the location and historical significance of this 19th century cemetery landscape. All of the new monuments are built in the traditional style reflecting the old motifs and decorations. These new solid stone and white marble monuments will ensure the site never loses its classic appeal and old world charm.