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Cave Hill Cemetery

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So beautiful

My great uncle was just laid to rest here last week, but I have been through Cave Hill many, many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vicki M
Louisville, Kentucky
Impressive, and serene

Immediately met by a staff member, who handed us a map, and gladly answered questions that we had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lapeer, Michigan
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Reviewed yesterday

My great uncle was just laid to rest here last week, but I have been through Cave Hill many, many times before. It almost feels like going to Savannah, GA, in the sense that you feel you just can't take in all the beautiful things...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Immediately met by a staff member, who handed us a map, and gladly answered questions that we had. It is MUCH larger than I had expected... (easy to get "lost"!). SO many beautiful & unique headstones, statues, with some cool, old mausoleums. The area where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MeanderingMarble
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazingly, Cave Hill is one place in Louisville that you shouldn't miss! With spring right around the corner, make sure you take a trip around Cave Hill. The beauty of the place is awe inspiring, and it is the final resting place of several local...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mmmarie1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maintained and very scenic. A great place to walk through history and enjoy the beautiful gardens. Peaceful and beautiful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmk5033
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful cemetery. A nice drive through to see all of the unusual monuments. There is a section just for Civil War Veterans North AND South. Also a nice place to walk and enjoy the scenery. There are huge 100+ old trees and the grounds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kfhoward09
Reviewed February 9, 2019

A lot of famous people buried here incl Muhammed Ali. Lot of green space and well kept grounds with large headstones

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JimmyVX
Reviewed January 28, 2019

More like an outdoor museum. Such art in some of the tombstones. I could spend hours her just taking photos, feeding the ducks. They also have historical tours.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Wonderful place to walk and see interesting graves such as Muhammad Ali, Colonel Sanders and a huge area for the militay both Union and Confederate. Have taken my children to the lake to feed the ducks.Thay loved it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann P
Reviewed December 20, 2018

We drove through most of this cemetery. It is very large, hilly and so pretty. Muhammed Ali is buried here. We weren't sure of the location, but googled it and were able to find his beautiful resting place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BugsHouston
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Trying to fine Colonel Sander's grave was an adventure. Not because it was hard, because I didn't read the directions. If you like cemeteries then this is place for you. This place is huge. It has some very interesting head stones and some historical people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Vernon S
September 9, 2018|
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Response from cynwes | Reviewed this property |
That’s for the cemetery to decide. Hope you got your answer.
April 22, 2018|
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Response from jss697 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You could go for a run. It's free.
September 9, 2017|
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Response from Ralph K | Reviewed this property |
The cemetary's rules are online. The rules state that pets are not allowed.