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Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse)

3 boulevard Edgar Quinet | 14e, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 44 10 86 50
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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
Montparnasse
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"buried here"
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"jean paul sartre"
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"porfirio diaz"
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"resting place"
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"peaceful place"
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"grave stones"
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"famous names"
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"de beauvoir"
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"jewish section"
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"worth a visit"
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"free map"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some very famous people are buried here so get a map of their graves before you explore. In the shadow of lots of artist lofts and near the Montparnasse cafes.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

While there is a map of all the famous ppl buried here, having pictures of specific ones you wish to visit would help tremendously. Also, don't miss le chat de Ricardo (google the picture!) - the tomb of Ricardo Menon, assistant to Niki de Saint...More

Thank Guiche
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Though in the beginning it ain't easy to find the tombs, after a while yoiu get used to it, with the free plan that is provided at the entry (they are hanging on a nail, just pick them up and bring them back when you...More

Thank Bruno V
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Even if you're not into dead people or cemeteries, this is definitely one of the most attractive and full of history cemeteries on earth. Take your time to look at the different tomb designs from various era, read some names, grab the map to find...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Wandering through here is a delightfully relaxing experience with history visible in the monuments placed here

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Take your map printed before. Is beautiful but you can get lost very easy if you dont have a map. Also read a little bit about the famous persons before, because is not a museum in where you can find info, is just to admire...More

Thank Adrian F
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I took a walk from one side of the river near the St James Hotel all the way to the Cemetery in Montparnasse. The Cemetery is a very peaceful and well kept place good for a quiet walk around. There are some...More

Thank Pat P
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Where : Montparnasse Cemetery. Paris, France You might think it's creepy to visit a cemetery, especially if you're from a different city or country right !? Believe it or not, as we researched Paris prior to our trip, the cemetery came up a couple of...More

Thank Discovering D
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

It is always surprising how in busy city like Paris, such vast and quit cemetery areas are present where the ('important') dead are buried. The variation of graves and mortuary chapels is great, and you can learn (looking at names) of the diversity of origin...More

Thank Gerard R
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We were staying near the Denfert area of Montparnasse and walked through the cemetery several times on our way to Gare Montparnasse. Just looking at dates, the ages of some of the crypts and even some modern art ones is fascinating. There is no charge...More

Thank DvilleBrian
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August 10, 2017|
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
Every entrance has a place to pick up and drop off maps
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