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Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park

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Address: 1218 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone Number: (310) 474-1579
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Moving place in the middle of nowhere!

Stumbled upon this cemetery, behind local library and was amazed to see all of the famous stars buried in this cemetery from my youth, such as Don Knotts, Carroll O'Connor (Archie... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stumbled upon this cemetery, behind local library and was amazed to see all of the famous stars buried in this cemetery from my youth, such as Don Knotts, Carroll O'Connor (Archie Bunker), girl from Poltergeist movies, Natalie Woods, and most famous Marilyn Monroe her grave was simple with lipstick kiss marks on it. Just wished I had brought flowers. So... More 

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Hepburn Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife and boys were shopping in Santa Monica, so I decided to spend a couple of hours checking this out. It was well worth it. Marilyn, Farrah, Dangerfield, Matthou, Lemmon, Bob Crane, Natalie Wood, Dean Martin, Orbison and so many others are laid to rest here. The best advice I can give here, and it really is essential. Do... More 

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Naantali, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It is the place of burial of many famous people. The most famous is Marilyn Monroe. It is very beautiful place to walk around. It is situated in Westwood near Santa Monica. It is little difficult to find, but if you drive in Wilshire Blvd and have a good map, you will get there. Parking is quite easy, we are... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I went to see Marilyn and her grave was beautiful. the memorial park was quiet small but very peaceful considering its located in a big city. The park had bathrooms for public access and many trees that you can sit under for some shade.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

You can drive up and into the cemetery. We used the parkover next door but there isn't a need for that. EASY to walk around because the cemetery is small. Wheelchairs and walkers would be okay. Some benches. Quiet, even though it's right in the middle of busy city. Special place. Try not to miss it. Easy-peasy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

i Would like to visit this location. When i saw monroe s grave - i was like - OMG!!! I am so lucky. No one still digged her grave and stole her bones! Just imagine! He is jsut a few cms under me!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This little place has the graves of some of Hollywood's greats - Marilyn, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Natalie Wood, Burt Lancaster. The cemetery is tucked behind an office building and cannot be seen from the street. Park and ask a local. For the best info on all of the LA see http://www.seeing-stars.com/ He gives a map and step=by-step directions

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fantastic location to visit the dead. Very small and you can walk around a see a lot of headstones of stars that you didn't even know were dead.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I call this "secret" since, given it's ranking on Trip Advisor, it seems the word is out! And, yes, it does seem odd to critique a cemetery as an attraction. But, hey, it's LA. This is one of my favorite places to take out of town guests. It's behind a series of tall office and residential buildings, between Wilshire and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Pierce Brothers is a respite of quiet in a bustling neighborhood. There are well known people buried there, and some humorous grave markers. If you want to be a tourist in a cemetery, it is about as well as LA can do. Try Paris, London or Brooklyn instead if cemetery tourism is your thing. LA

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