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Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park

1218 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (Westside)
(310) 474-1579
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Ranked #19 of 391 Attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
Traveler Description: Small  cemetery with a large number of graves of stars and other Hollywood folk. more »
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Such a beautiful cemetery!! I recommend stopping - it only took us about an hour and we saw where so many famous people were buried. Very neat if you enjoy that kind of thing!

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This place was on my bucket list and not very easy to find. Luckily is just happened to be a block away from the bus stop and it is hidden behind a carpark and some tall office buildings. It is like a small oasis and there are no crowds. Within a couple of minutes, we found Marilyn Monroe and Truman... More

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London
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67 reviews 67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had to look for this twice but when i found it, wow what a gem. Hard to find a lot of the names you may be looking for - testament to how unobtrusive and "ordinary" this place is. A quiet oasis in the heart of the city.

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Springfield, Illinois
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29 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Yes it is tricky to find, with tall buildings surrounding the location. One short block South West from the corner of Wilshire Blvd and Glendon Ave. The Hammer Museum is the exact opposite direction from that intersection. There are small signs the size of "No Parking" signs that say Pierce Brothers, good luck spotting them. Access by an alley from... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

This was a must see for me, I made sure before I left Australia that this was on our tour. It was a lovely place of rest for so many great stars, Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Natalie Wood and many more...loved it!!!

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birmingham
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

this was a few hours well spent just to see where the famous are buried you see a lot of people walking around with maps . it is hard to find so research online first to get directions

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is just a cemetery. Lots of famous Hollywood types buried there. But it's a cemetery. Very well kept. But it's a cemetery. Very peaceful though right off a busy thoroughfare. But it's a cemetery. Surely can think of something more interesting to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love coming to this cemetery. It's the final testing place of many of Hollywood's biggest stars. I'm only 29 but I grew up watching a lot of them on TV reruns and old movies. It's still crazy to me how you can get within 6 feet of these celebrities now that they're dead, but when they were alive... More

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auburn,ma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had a little difficulty finding this place. There's a small side street near a parking garage entrance. Being hidden definitely adds to the charm. There were no a lot of people here and it was nice to stroll around under the trees and see who you can find. Roy Orbison's grave is not marked. There is a bathroom here off... More

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Traralgon, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is not easy to find, make sure you google map it first as the cab driver will have to put it in the gps. Cost about $10 from Beverly Hills to get there but was an easy walk back t Beverly Hills from the cemetary. Lovely small intimate park. Make sure you printout a map before hand of where... More

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