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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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The First of the Memorial Parks,

This is the first and I think best of the Memorial Parks. My family to 4 generations is interred here, and there is still space for the rest of us. Guess you could say we're... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Indian Wells, California
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Indian Wells, California
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is the first and I think best of the Memorial Parks. My family to 4 generations is interred here, and there is still space for the rest of us. Guess you could say we're repeat customers! Drive slowly around the grounds, if you go to the East you will see the heart shaped Baby Land, always sad to think... More 

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KC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 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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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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63 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 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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Additional Information about Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Address: Address: 1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205
Phone Number: 800-204-3131
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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