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Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise)

16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
+33 1 55 25 82 10
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This famous cemetery is the burial site of numerous French luminaries - authors, writers, musicians and more.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
Belleville / Pere Lachaise
+33 1 55 25 82 10
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pere Lachaise has become a pilgrim place for hippies of all ages from all over the world to see the graves of Jim Morrison and Proust and Balzac, Edith Piaf, Moliere and Colette. Chopin, Maria Callas and of course Oscar Wilde. Sometimes crowded but mostly...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Okay I am am morbidity enthusiast, but this is genuinely the best thing in Paris. It is FREE, it is fascinating and you can spend hours wandering around. There are many 'celebrities' and iconic figures from history, and literary greats. If you visit Paris and...More

Thank CharlotteMonique
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the most famous in the world and situated in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery is a major tourist attraction. Many notable men and women are buried there: Edith Piaf, Eugene Delacroix, Balzac, Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Marcel Proust. A quiet place...More

Thank toninho_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free admission!! Easy access from metro station and great way to spend a few hours exploring. Peaceful, despite city location.Maps of the graves at regular intervals so easy to locate where you wish to go. Suggest you enter via the main gate and get a...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cemetery is huge,probably need at least 2 days to see all of it. It is the most known cemetery in France, and probably the biggest one too. Full of amazing gravestones, crypts and monuments. Many famous people are buried there - you can get...More

Thank olasweetmol
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, stop at the vendor outside the cemetery and purchase the map. Second, this is not a handicap friendly/ young children location because of the uneven cobblestone drives and worn paths plus occasional steps. Many of the tombs are in a state of disrepair due...More

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting place to visit since The Door's Jim Morrison is buried here along with many famous French personalities such as Edith Piaf.

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This the place to go to get in touch with the greatest of French history. The cemetery is beautiful, built along the side of a hill in the Menilmontant district of Paris, and setting is quiet, peaceful, and, with your map in hand you can...More

1  Thank PangDyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to go to the cemetery just to see Jim Morrison's grave. One of my favorite artist growing up. Easy to find with Rick Steve's cemetery tour.

Thank Maryanne L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't want leave Paris without visiting Chopin's tomb. The cemetery is easy to get to. Warning: it is on a hill and you feel you're going uphill all the time. We were not able to get a printed map ahead of time, so we...More

Thank JGonzalezGUS
Belleville / Pere Lachaise
At the eastern edge of Paris lies Belleville / Père
Lachaise, an understated wonderland of local
treasures. Alongside the world-famous cemetery,
family-owned delicatessens and cafés nestle between
local stores and establishments. The richness of the
population here has created a little Chinatown of
Asian restaurants, and the area comes to life at night
by a funky underground scene. Façades change from one
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March 7, 2017|
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Response from Crispsting | Reviewed this property |
No never seen them
Cynthia G
October 20, 2016|
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Response from pitufo00 | Reviewed this property |
I saw some people being guided about, but I never saw a place where you could get one on site. What I would recommend doing if you cannot find a guide is to research the cemetery, find out which graves you wish to see in... More
Harmony H
April 7, 2016|
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Response from juan f | Reviewed this property |
No, creo que sería algo HOMENAJE A MORRISON pero ahora no lo vimos ni sabemos de nadie que hablara de este personaje.-
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