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“If you enjoy graves this is a good one”

Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise)
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Private Guided Walking Tour: Pere Lachaise...
Ranked #59 of 2,251 things to do in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This famous cemetery is the burial site of numerous French luminaries - authors, writers, musicians and more.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Not much can be added to a description of this famous old cemetary/ Oscar, Chopin,Piaf, Jim, Les Martyrs, Delacroix etc.etc.
Always worth a visit.

Thank Ron G
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We were lucky enough to bump into a very entertaining guide named Raphael while trying to navigate our way around the cemetery. We didn't enter through a main entrance so there was now where to get a map. We photographed the main map at the entrance but were finding it a bit difficult finding our way.
Raphael was the best find. He bought the characters to life giving us a very entertaining history of many of the people buried here. We would have just seen the handful we came for but saw and learned so much more.
Very entertaining! I don't know if you can ring and book a guide as he just popped out at us.

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

A lovely serene place. The cemetery is a vast and interesting place. I have been here many times now, well worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

Make sure you bring or buy a map of the cemetary, but don't rely on Rick Steeve's book (we had the 2011 edition) - you will get lost! This cemetary is worth a day's visit for history buffs. Our daughter thought the tombs were very 'cool'. After touring the cemetary, stop in for lunch or drinks at the restaurant across the street called "A Rond Pointe" at 67 Boulevard de Menilmontant. The service there was wonderful (and they have an english menu)

Thank SavvyTraveller_10
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

I have vistied this graveyard in summer 2008 just only for one simple reason - to see the grave of Jim Morrison. It took 2 hours (and my girlfriend patience) to find it, but mission was succesfull and I was surprised how many fresh flowers is over the whole grave. Anyway, all the area of Pére Lachaise is very clean and very spacious, I have never seen so many graves on one place.

Thank FabioMonArcha
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