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Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Avenue, Louisville, KY 40204 (Central Business District)
(502) 451-5630
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Ranked #5 of 78 attractions in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
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Jackson, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Beautiful cemetery. The map is a MUST & very easy to follow. The workers are all very polite & helpful. We went on a gorgeous midweek day & it was the best time to go. Getting lost is easy to be but you can find so many amazing things!!

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Easley, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very pretty and peaceful Cemetery. Only thing remember to ask for a map, we didn´t and had a hard time finding what we wanted to see.

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Heflin AL
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120 reviews 120 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We visited some graves in March but weren't able to spend much time, but this time we spent several hours and still didn't see everything we wanted to. The monuments, history, military section and the mausoleums were absolutely unforgettable. We found even more family graves dating back to 1854 which is really exciting. It is so well maintained and to... More

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Campton, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Was very nice and had an enjoyable experience. We did find it a little difficult to find. It needs more directional signs. Also if you haven't been there before, stop and get a cemetery map. I

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Louisville, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Beautiful trees and layout. If your child is collecting leaves for a school nature project, this is the place to find them!

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Columbus, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stopped here to check out Colonel Sanders grave, but ending up being more impressed with the wonderful statues and old tombstones in the park. It is very much like a park instead of a cemetery. If you are into photography and peaceful spaces, this is definitely worth a stop.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was a nice ( free) attraction. The security guards were really friendly and helpful. You can view most all of it with out leaving the car so we could stay in the air conditioning and keep cool. There were so many unique tombstones to photograph. If it hadn't been so hot we could have easily spent 2 hours here... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If you enjoy art and history allow yourself ample time to enjoy this cemetery. Upon entering the Baxter Ave. entrance, be sure to stop by the sale office and pick-up a cemetery map so you will not miss any of the highlights of this cemetery/park. As we drove thru the cemetery not only is there beautiful stone work to admire,... More

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Tomball
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

What a great surprise. This is a beautiful, well kept cemetery. Very touching. Saw it on the City Taste Tour in Louisville, KY.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The cave Hill cemetery is a huge green park with beautiful pieces of art all over. Plus there are lots of points of historic interest. worth the visit!

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