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Jimi Hendrix Grave Site

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Address: 350 Monroe Avenue NE, Greenwood Memorial Park, Renton, WA 98056
Phone Number: 425 255 1511

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If you grew up listening to Hendrix, you HAVE to go!

We stayed in Renton, and I mentioned we were going to the rock museum near the Space Needle to our shuttle driver. She told us about this place. Took us about 10m to get there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stayed in Renton, and I mentioned we were going to the rock museum near the Space Needle to our shuttle driver. She told us about this place. Took us about 10m to get there. As everyone has said, it is a very lovely tribute to him and his family. It does not feel "weird" to write about it. This... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I found this in a Renton Flyer & decided to make the trek. It's in a most unusual spot with a McDonald's across the street & a Vietnamese section of the cemetery within yards. I was surprised to not be the only visitor that day. Lots of photo taking, still fresh flowers at the site. Certainly worth stopping by, especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is just the heighth of weirdness, dontcha think? I mean, it's a grave, yes? (Had to "rate" it just so I could write about the sheer oddity of the experience.) I mean, what would happen if it got poor reviews? Would the "owner" strive to make "improvements?" It's pretty freakish to list a person's grave on the same page... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

who knew he ended up in Renton? My nephew lives nearby and gave me the heads up that my sixties idol was taking his dirt nap nearby. Had to go a play some air guitar and think about the old times doing Purple Haze

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I was really happy that we could visit the memorial to Jimi. It was a very peaceful and beautiful place. They did a very good job for a great musician!

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Walla Walla, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a nice memorial to remember and honor the greatest guitar player, ever. It is a pretty simple stone memorial with some laser etchings of Jimi's photos and some hand writings. The reproduction of the page with the original "Woodoo child" is there. Girls and ladies kiss the photos on the walls and leave their lips imprint on the... More 

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King County, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a nice tribute site. Be forewarned, you'll run into some people on the strange side here. With the legalization of marijuana, it doesn't seem like ti would be a s big a deal to come by here and be stoned, but it still is. The staff takes great care to keep this clean and clear and are good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a beautiful memorial to Jimi Hendrix. Pictures, lyrics and memories. Very nice and calm place. Easy to park too.

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Coto de Caza, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This shrine is the largest at this park; Located about 25 minutes from where Bruce Lee and Brandon Lee are buried if you are grave site hopping. One notable thing is that when you first look at the laser etched images of Jimi...you see what appears to be a red film/smudges on them---as you peer closer, you see that the... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This was a surprisingly moving visit for a shrine located only about 100 feet from a McDonalds! While it is in a cemetery, it's more on the outer edge so it feels more like a standalone area. The structure is absolutely beautiful marble, carved with images of Jimi. There are also song lyrics chiselled perfectly into the grey hardness, captured... More 

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