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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

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Address: 1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205-3320
Phone Number: 800-204-3131
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits,...

This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits, and it attracts over one million annual visitors.

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I'll not spend time writing this whole review again. All I included was the url for the builders creed that is the basis of forest lawn. it's beautiful and sums up the site for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
LaPlace, Louisiana
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LaPlace, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'll not spend time writing this whole review again. All I included was the url for the builders creed that is the basis of forest lawn. it's beautiful and sums up the site for readers.

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had just seen the movie 'The Loved One' (1965) that was shot here and wanted to peruse the grounds looking for some of the locations. The park is beautiful and very peaceful and quiet so trekking up and around the grounds was a treat. I made it to the very top of the property and came upon a gallery... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most beautiful resting place I have ever seen. Gorgeous statuary, landscaping and rolling green acres. Restful, peaceful, inspiring and well presented.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We attended a service at the Church of the Recessional and were greatly impressed by the staff and facilities. The museum was lovely as well as the Esplanade - - offering wonderful views and environment for an outdoor reception. There are celebrity grave sites throughout which may be of interest. Allow time for the museum, visiting the various church sites... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This is the original version of what became a larger Forest Lawn chain. Founded in 1906, Forest Lawn pioneered a novel approach to the time immemorial practice of burying the dead. The new approach would not be mournful, funereal, spooky and sad but beautiful, inspiring and hopefully even uplifting. The idea was that people like yourself reader would come here... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Simply beautiful and serene. A very popular place for the stars to be buried. A beautiful and tranquil resting spot. Very well maintained and kept up.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

A beautifully laid out cemetery with several mausoleums. One that can be visited has a copy in stained glass of The Last Supper. Ask the lady at the front office to play the tape that explains how the window came about. The window is stunning. There are some beautiful statues in this mausoleum, too. This is the last resting place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Visiting a cemetery is probably not something you do often, especially if you are doing it for entertainment... but Forest Lawn and its free museum is something you should plan to do. We visited the Eyvind Earle art exhibit that is currently (2016) being held at the museum and it was fantastic. Whenever you are in the area you should... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Okay, remember you're in Hollywood so expect some over the top and totally tasteless displays. That said, I enjoyed it very much. It is a lovely park and well maintained. Besides paying respect to my great aunt, we had great fun star hunting. It is quite clear that showmanship did not stop for these Hollywood greats when the curtain came... More 

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Banning, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Visiting family relatives on my fathers side. Family plot established early 1900 in early Forest Lawn from father to great grandparents Lovely site and well maintained by staff. Peaceful with interesting views. Will be back, many other things to see and do here. Great place to see

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