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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

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Address: 1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205
Phone Number: +1 800-204-3131
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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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F.L. Museum Brings European Fine Arts To L.A.

We were reviewing what to see in Glendale and came across information about the Trilogy Collection in the Mausoleum and Hall. The buildings contain lovely statuary, stained glass... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Afton, Minnesota
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Afton, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were reviewing what to see in Glendale and came across information about the Trilogy Collection in the Mausoleum and Hall. The buildings contain lovely statuary, stained glass windows, and large wall murals. As an example, The Last Supper Window is a rendition of the da Vinci masterpiece made by Italian stained glass artisans in the 1920's under contract with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

YOU may not think of a Cemetery asa tourist attraction, but Forrest lawn is; home to many famous deceased folk, it is beautifully laid out and my recent attendance at a funeral there was sad but the staff bent over backwards to accommodate. They have souvenirs, and gifts and it is not moronic to think of purchasing something there as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

A five-star place. Forest Lawn in Glendale, is a lovely, scenic and quiet cemetery to spend time with those who have passed. Really, it is like a great park with rolling hills, statues, a chapel and much more. So much history is here and in grand style. Forest Lawn is massive and spread out, so you will need a car,... More 

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LaPlace, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

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 October 17, 2016

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 September 25, 2016

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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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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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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