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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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Well worth the effort to visit.

Visit Marilyn Monroe and many others, hidden away behind banking buildings. well with the visit of the beaten path. A good couple hours to explore. Don't miss the back corner with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Visit Marilyn Monroe and many others, hidden away behind banking buildings. well with the visit of the beaten path. A good couple hours to explore. Don't miss the back corner with fanny Bryce,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had a brilliant day - only thing missing was sadly our 11 year old daughter who would have loved it. Waiting time was not too bad so we managed to experience most of the rides/tours - the actual tram around the studios itself was fantastic and a lot of fun - will definitely be going back there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This small cemetery is located a half block off Wilshire Boulevard and can be tough to find. Heading east on Wilshire, turn right on Glendon, then make an immediate left in the next Little alley. Many celebrities are interred in this small space in the middle of a city setting. Marilyn Monroe, Peggy Lee, Don Knott to name a few.... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It feels a bit wierd reviewing a cemetery as a place to visit but it was truly beautiful and as a fan of celebrity life (and death) definitely worth a look. Free entry. Wouldve been impossible to find had our taxi driver not known the location.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had my dad's memorial service here many years ago. The staff was very accommodating, and kind. The grounds were nicely laid out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

After driving around for a hour trying to find this cemetery we went into a cvs drugstore and asked around no one knew except a clerk who over heard us and gave us the maze of directions this is a place my daughter wanted to go to see her idol Marilyn Monroe this is a very small place and very... More 

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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We found, after searching for a long time, this cozy cemetery for the first time in 1982. Since then we go back every year to this cemetery and enjoy the peace and quietness. During our last visit we were present when Samuel Simon (co-creator of The Simpsons) was buried. The search for the graves of media figures is now a... More 

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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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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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