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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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Peace and Beauty

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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
14 helpful votes 14 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
32 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Yes this is the oldest Forest lawn Memorial properties but they are more than just a final resting place for your love ones. There museum here is awesome. The curator here has brought some very impressive art exhibitions to Glendale. Current show has rock and roll photography and original album covers by the artist on display. And the admission price... More 

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Tennessee
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261 reviews 261 reviews
95 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our GPS kept leading us past this place at night. We couldn't really tell what it was but we suspected it might be a cemetery based solely on the name. We drove by another day before it was dark and realized we were correct. I was surprised at how beautiful the area was. There was a lot of attention to... More 

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