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Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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Address: 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038-1864
Phone Number: +1 323-469-1181
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Final resting-place of some of Hollywood's celebrities and other...

Final resting-place of some of Hollywood's celebrities and other luminaries.

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...but I found it fascinating! This cemetery gives an interesting insight into early Hollywood residents. It also tells a story of how those, with far to much money, desire to be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

...but I found it fascinating! This cemetery gives an interesting insight into early Hollywood residents. It also tells a story of how those, with far to much money, desire to be remembered. Micky Rourke, Johnny Ramone, Don Adams, Toto - if you're looking to see a famous grave, this cemetery is full of them. To avoid wandering the huge site... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I've been in LA on a work trip I've always wanted to pay my respects this time finally did The graves to the ramone brothers are awesome as well as moving Gorgeous place but I've never seen so many ducks lol

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hollywood Forever is a welcome respite from the LA tours circuit .Calm and peaceful you can enjoy the day and go at your own pace or take their awesome tour. I have taken the tour before and do recommend it for first time visit. Thereafter no matter what purchase the cemetery map as it's just to easy to get turned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

I visited the cemetery as part of a guided tour and the commentary was amazing. If you visit on your own, do some prior research. For instance, there is a dog on Alfalfa's grave and I read that it was supposed to be Petey, the dog. But it doesn't look like Petey at all. Our guide told us a reason... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The Hollywood Forever Cemetery Dia de Los Muertos Celebration is but yet another appropriation of Mexican-Indigenous Culture complete with a total disregard of what this holy day signifies for the real veneration of ancestors. Their three stage (ring circus) is yet another example of how clueless people become when their main motivation is dollars. Sad.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We love visiting old cemeteries so we knew we had to visit this one. The view of the Hollywood sign from here is pretty amazing. The grounds are well maintained and tall palm trees are beautiful. It is very peaceful with water fountains all around. It is free to drive into the cemetery and park. You can go into the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

A little planning makes this a much better experience. It's a big place with a lot of different areas to explore. I appreciate the fact that the families of the departed are willing to allow us tourists to roam around the cemetery freely. It's beautiful and peaceful.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I was expecting something more spectacular, with known people. This place was just a local cemetery with one or two exceptions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

This is fascinating insight into Hollywood glamour. An oasis of the bizarre. We saw Johhny Ramone's and Toto's tomb. A celebration of death. Worth visiting on way or instead of grot of walk of fame. We're not in Kansas now.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I am a huge Ramones fan so visiting the Hollywood Forever Cemetery was definitely on our agenda. It was our first stop as soon as we left the airport. Johnny And Dee Dee Ramone are buried here. It's a fantastic tribute to these legends of punk music. A must for anyone who loves the Ramones. It's easy to find and... More 

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