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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

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Address: 1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205
Phone Number: 800-204-3131
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Description: This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits...
This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits, and it attracts over one million annual visitors.
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Beautiful and peaceful!

I've been visiting Forest Lawn in Glendale since I was I kid. Even though I only have one relative whom is buried there, I visit the cemetery often and love walking the grounds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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KC
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211 reviews 211 reviews
83 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I had no idea that there were two Forest Lawn Cemeteries! Shame on me for not doing more research. Actually, this was an impromptu visit when I was driving thru LA. Out GPS took us off of Highway 10, thru downtown and directly to the cemetery. I was disappointed that I wasn't able to find any "famous people" - I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I've been visiting Forest Lawn in Glendale since I was I kid. Even though I only have one relative whom is buried there, I visit the cemetery often and love walking the grounds. Security paroles the areas often. The mausoleums close at 4:30pm. The park extends the closing time during the spring closing at 6:00pm rather than 5:00pm. The mausoleums... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I had heard and read so much about this place and boy did it live up to my expectations. it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. It is pristine. The way it is landscaped looked after and the sculptures and art are beautiful but the overriding feeling I got was a tremendous sense of peace.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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81 reviews 81 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

we recently buried my father-in-law here. nice place, efficient, peaceful. We have other relatives here too. Always nice and green, peaceful, quiet, restful. Just what one would want.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Allow me to let you peek into my world a smidge. I'm a nice Irish-ish Catholic-ish boy from Cleveland Ohio. I only recently have began to travel in a self-directed manner. As a kid, we went on trips with the family up and down the eastern seaboard, usually in my aunt's big Ford conversion van. So attractions that were A)... More 

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Glendale, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Always quiet and well maintained. Liz Taylor and Michael Jackson are both here and many other famous people. Great place to do photo essays, lots of beautiful interesting views. Several churches and historic buildings. Great place in a busy city to just have a few minutes of quiet and beautiful scenery. Five minutes from downtown Glendale by car. Several bus... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Cool sculptures on the grounds, interesting museums with trendy and traditional artwork. Don't miss the Last Supper stained glass exhibit and audio.

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Red Springs, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very clean and attractive. If this is what you are looking for it is nice. Friendly staff. It's a cemetery so I'm not sure what else I can say!

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Austin, Texas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
40 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

OK so I'm a Hollywood junkie and spent a couple of hours here. THE place to go to see the star's graves. This place is huge, full of monuments and churches. Maybe a little over the top but, hey - it's LA! Do not come here expecting to find a map to the star's graves - they are not a... More 

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Los Angeles
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7 reviews 7 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The grounds are gorgeous. When planning a funeral, make sure to pay for individual items rather than the package deal disguised as a money-saving option. You will save thousands by choosing items individually rather than paying for higher priced items that are unnecessary. As with any high ticket item purchase, buyer beware and try to leave the emotions at home.... More 

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