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Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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Address: 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone Number: 323-469-1181
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: Final resting-place of some of Hollywood's celebrities and other...
Final resting-place of some of Hollywood's celebrities and other luminaries.
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Great way to spend a few hours!

If you like walking around cemeteries this is a great one. Lots of famous names to find and it is a really lovely place. Peacocks walking around and very well maintained (the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

If you like walking around cemeteries this is a great one. Lots of famous names to find and it is a really lovely place. Peacocks walking around and very well maintained (the cemetery not the peacocks). If you can grab a map it would be easier as its reasonably large. The majority of graves are within a close proximity but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I came to LA..for 2 reasons: see my relatives and do a bit of sightseeing..This has been on my bucket list for a long time..You can take the Metro to Hollywood Vine and take the DASh here..or take Bus 10..I came into the backway..Saw alot of Russian and Jewish graves before I got to the front of the cemetery and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went down here to pay hommage to Johnny Ramone the founding member of the Ramones, the legendary punk band from east coast. The location easy to spot around Santa Monica Blvd. Some famous actors/actresses and musician laid to rest here A must visit, definitely

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Pledger, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you love Hollywood and the stars that make it shine this is a must visit. From the cemetery you can look up and see the huge Hollywood sign in the hills, it is no wonder that stars want to be buried here! For $5.00 you can get a map of the grave sites from the little lady right next... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Large cemetery in Hollywood where some famous people are buried. We wandered the grounds respectfully. Saw Mel Blanc's grave (the voices of many characters in Looney Tunes cartoons) and Estelle Getty ("Golden Girls). You can see the Hollywood sign in the distance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I had seen this advertised in quite a few guide books as well as featured in some TV programmes and films so we decided why not. My partner and I parked up on Hollywood Boulevard just behind the Dolby Theatre and browsed round their sometime before making our way down. From here its just under 2 miles walk and takes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

As the first cemetery in Hollywood, Hollywood Forever is both a historic landmark with many of Hollywood’s famous former stars and industry leaders, a tourist destination with roaming peacocks and ducks, beautifully maintained, and a location for outdoor films and musical entertainment in the evenings. It’s located on Santa Monica Boulevard and has free parking. The experience is both interesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I visited the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on the afternoon of Easter Sunday 2015. I was doing a driving tour of the area during my last day in the Los Angeles area. I was mostly interested in seeing the Toto memorial. I drove in the entrance and parked on the side of the road shortly after I entered. I did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Drove thru and loved the beautiful scenery and foliage. Peacocks roamed around and didn't seem scared of people at all. We didn't pay for a map because you can look up the information online.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit for a respectful walk and escape from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood. Obviously it is a cemetery, not a tourist attraction, and you cannot expect it to be full of celebrity graves as the vast amount are not, but I was still able to spot a few even with no map. Stop... More 

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Additional Information about Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Address: Address: 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone Number: 323-469-1181
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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