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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Although this is worth a visit to see how different graves are presented, often related to particular religious requirements and conventions - a fact true of all of the Paris area cemeteries - this place remains famous especially for one grave: that of Rudolf Nureyev....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dr Benjamin P
Reviewed July 19, 2018

A stunningly beautiful grave for an extraordinary dancer. The grave site is an extraordinarily realistic representation of a kilim rug, and was designed and built by set designer, Ezio Frigerio who designed several of Nureyev's choreography sets. The cemetery itself is quite beautiful and serene....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Gordon W
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Rudolph Nureyev's grave, like the great dancer and choreographer, is also magical being 'draped'with a 'woven rug' of brilliant colours that contrasts to the sobre traditional Russian Orthodox graves nearby. This is so worth the trek in any weather.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank raypask
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Arrived by train in December to visit the burials of renowned emigrants. Striking tomb of Rudolf Nureyev draped in a mosaic of an oriental carpet.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank NadyaS397
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Rudolf Nureyev's mosaic-covered tomb is here, along with that of Mathilde Tschessinskaya, once the lover of Tsarevitch Nicholas. It is the final resting place of my own old ballet teacher, the glorious prima ballerina Olga Preobrajenska. Take the regional train from Paris through the lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2014
5  Thank lovelolita
Reviewed March 17, 2015

A nice place to meditate and travel in History. A part of Russia in France. You'll feel the Russian atmosphere and discover some surprising tombs such as Nouriev's ,covered with an oriental carpet in mosaics.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Nevrie
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tomoch527
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The cemetery was open on saturdays when i visited it last year. The small church was closed.. Bruno DL
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