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Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse)

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The tombs of Charles Baudelaire, Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir are located here.
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3 boulevard Edgar Quinet | 14e, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 44 10 86 50
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this beautiful and peaceful cemetery while in Montparnasse. You can get a map of the cemetery with a list of the famous people here and where they are buried. It is quite difficult to find some of them like Samuel Beckett but you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Montparnesse cemetery is on beautiful grounds and well maintained, Brancusi is buried here, but his famous Kiss monument made for friends is covered with a wooden box.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kaufmansn
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Here you find many tombs with a story. There are a lot of famous people who found their last resting place over here like Serge Gainsbourg, Samuel Beckett, Charles Baudelaire, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir .... End your visit by looking at the statue Le...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Not as well known as Pere Lachaise but has some very notable graves Adolphe Sax was played some John Coltrane. As a chef I was interested to see the tombs of Careme and Escoffier

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ron G
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Lots of famous people are buried here. It's sort of a cemetery for the neighborhood. Get a map of the graves to see the famous. A somewhat pleasant park. Lots of good cafes nearby.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Of almost 20 Paris cemeteries, according to the unofficial "ranking", based largely on their popularity with tourists, Montparnasse cemetery would immediately follow Père-Lachaise. The reason being is not only the amount of the world luminaries and celebrities who found their last resting place in Montparnasse...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Sun was shining and we’d already visited Père Lachaise so we decided to take in Montparnasse. Nice walking paths with many interesting graves. Be sure to pick up one of the laminated maps hanging at the entrance that show who is buried where (and return...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

I rated Pere Lachaise cemetery a higher because it is more well known, has far more to see of unique interest and has more famous people in it, but if you can't make it to that one, here is a secondary you may want to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MisterTravels21
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Very interesting cemetery. Stumbled upon the Jewish section which was interesting to me. Right in the heart of the 14th arrondissement.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ruthredsilk
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I had been wanting to pay tribute to Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre here for several years, and finally got the chance in July 2018. I didn't realize the visit would be so moving and include many I've admired. Other famous French intellectual and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the
landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that
goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas,
brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and
parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away
from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and
historical monuments and treasures. In between lie
adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
Every entrance has a place to pick up and drop off maps