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Lakewood Cemetery

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Address: 3600 Hennepin Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone Number: 612 822 2171
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country

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Old-world Chapel in Minneapolis

The Lakewood Chapel is a gem of old-world craftsmanship. A serene spot with beautiful mosaics. Well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Carolyn P
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lakewood Chapel is a gem of old-world craftsmanship. A serene spot with beautiful mosaics. Well worth a visit.

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nola
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this cemetery is really big and beautiful. the modern mausoleum is surprisingly beautiful. H.H.H. is there - its nice to pay homage to him. there are some interesting tombs and gravestones but the cemetery ( and the city ) isn't very old so its not as much fun walking around and trying to garner much history from the inscriptions

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sloopy79
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids and I like to drive through this cemetery. They have some very cool old headstones and mausoleums. We have also seen several deer hanging out in the cemetery. It is a large cemetery located close to Lake Calhoun.

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florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your in the city its worth taking a ride through the cemetery. There are many interesting grave markers some of famous people who lived in the city

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Groton, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place with nice views. It is visitor friendly and an easy tour on bicycle or car. There is a visitor's center and a map is available showing several points of interest.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I understand that a cemetery of this magnitude is busy with funeral arrangements and burials, but was disappointed by the cold, borderline curt reception I received by the staff. I have a relative buried in the veteran's section and asked for details about his burial. I was told they have no records. I find that unlikely. I find it more... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Just a lovely walk/ drive through the large cemetery. Beautiful stones and grounds. you must see the gorgeous mosaic chapel. Names you know.. Hubert.Humphrey Curt Carlson

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

The Memorial Day service at 10:30 is a real treat for me every year. I have family interred at Lakewood. They go all out to make the service a real tribute and an enjoyable experience. The readings are great, the speakers are always interesting, the gospel music is like z concert. At the end of the service they release the... More 

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Edina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Lakewood Cemetery is less than 5 minutes drive or walk from the center of Uptown. For visitors it is on Hennepin Avenue, so driving straight along Hennepin from the banks of the Mississippi West , through downtown Mpls to Uptown and beyond...this was the past that the city developed from settlement days. Great Sunday morning jaunt. GATES OF LAKEWOOD: At... More 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This place is amazingly beautiful. Be sure to visit the Rose Garden nearby. Also, explore the Uptown area on Lake and Hennepin.

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