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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Address: 1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205
Phone Number: 800-204-3131
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Glendale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Owner description: This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits, and it attracts over one million annual visitors.

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Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

So beautiful, peaceful and serene. The artwork, statues and views are amazing. a GORGEOUS oasis in the city!

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Visited on 11/14/14 and they has a wedding, a quinceañera and the museum is hosting the most amazing antique motorcycle exhibit I've seen. You must see the trilogy! Last supper, resurrection and crucifixion paintings. This place is amazing and very welcoming. If you like art and marble sculptures, visit this place. How can you beat free museum and art.

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west hollywood,ca
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

When my grandfather died in 1946 they bought two grave sites next to one another for him and my grandmother who passed away in 1970. When my mom died we had her cremated and her ashes buried near them. Much to my surprise a few years later the grave site was occupied by someone else. Forest Lawn refused to provide... More

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Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I have been going to the cemetary for years. I am a cemetary enthusiast and this is one of my favorites. I visit the two baby buriel spots that are heart shaped and you could see the heart shape from a higher level. There is also the statues, the stained glass window and other attractions. This is a wonderful place... More

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I've only been here to attend actual graveside services, but do not think there is anything dark or macabre about visiting. It's peaceful and quiet, beautifully maintained, and has beautiful things to see.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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42 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Arrived later in the day and did not get to see what we wanted to see. We wanted to see the paintings, but the last show was at 4:00 and we walked up the steps at 4:01 to watch them shut the door and not let us in. The attendant at the gate gave us directions to the paintings, the... More

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Wylie, Texas, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It's weird to visit a cemetery, it's a cemetery. Yes, there are some interesting things to see, but if you're iffy about cemeteries, you might not like going to Forest Lawn. There is so much to see actually. Just ask for a map and explore. The stillness of the vast cemetery can be so incredibly calming.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a huge property. It combines the feel of a grand cathedral, majestic castle, and mountainside park (also add an art museum) rolled into one. I understand there are over 250,000 interments here including celebrities, dignitaries and the religious. This place is nothing I have ever visited or seen before. You can easily spend a whole afternoon exploring all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Mediocre rating due to the misinformation provided by the uninformed or uncaring staff. Be sure you have arrived at the correct Forest Lawn since there are many in Southern California. AND arrive early to see the interior exhibits because the buildings CLOSE AT 4:00 p.m. on weekdays, although the Park is open until 6:00 p.m. The information given by the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I think this is the only place where one can see the largest paintings of Jesus' crucifixion and the last supper in a well guided presentation. In addition, an exhibition of classic motor bikes and serene gardens. Highly recommended.

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