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Cave Hill Cemetery

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701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Fnger Lickin' Beautiful

We were headed to the grave of President Zachary Taylor and stopped in at Cave Hill on the way... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2016
Macon, Georgia

We have family buried here, love coming to look at the landscaping. Rich in history, needs lots of... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
shelly w
Sellersburg, Indiana
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701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Reviewed April 22, 2016

We were headed to the grave of President Zachary Taylor and stopped in at Cave Hill on the way. This cemetery is perfectly maintained and many of the plants were in full bloom. I have never seen such art - sculpted bronzes and carved marble...More

Thank MJK418
Reviewed April 21, 2016

We have family buried here, love coming to look at the landscaping. Rich in history, needs lots of time to look around and enjoy the beauty of this place.

Thank shelly w
Reviewed April 21, 2016

VERY intreresting if you are interested in history of not only Louisville and Kentucky but our country. Make sure to visit the Union and Confederate grave area. Cemetery architecture can also give you a sense of of the generations and diverse cultures of the area.

Thank bwatkins1
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Beautiful, serene atmosphere. I love walking through the cemetery (even though it was drizzling rain the entire time).

Thank lwatson259
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Went out of curiosity to see the grave of KFC's Colonel Sanders and was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful flowers, trees, and lake.

Thank dino328gtb
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Some people may consider visiting a cemetery an odd thing to do on vacation, however, we find that old cemeteries can be beautiful, serene, and provide historical context. Cave Hill was all of those things.

Thank MarJar26
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Cave Hill Cemetery is a peaceful, beautiful cemetery with a park-like setting. It is privately owned and jealously guarded. You will see no bicyclists or joggers in it. There are many unusual and interesting grave stones. A map of the cemetary can be obtained at...More

Thank EyeGuy2
Reviewed April 8, 2016

This park-like cemetery was opened before the Civil War and contains fallen soldiers from both sides. In addition George Rogers Clark and Colonel Sanders (KFC) are interred here. The monuments are works of art. Beargrass Creek runs through the park as well as a little...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

This cemetery was the most beautiful and majestic I have seen in the US. The monuments are fascinating- dating back to the Civil War. This is a great place to visit for history, hiking, and solitude. There is a open air chapel across from a...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Cave hill cemetery is nice to visit and its really good to go walking through for exercise! Nice !!!

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John S
February 17, 2015|
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Response from BobEtier | Reviewed this property |
3833.9 miles from the canal to the cemetery. You can easily walk it if you have enough time.
January 18, 2015|
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Response from Thombtc | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely worth visiting...the most beautiful cemetery I've ever seen. My nephew is laid to rest there.