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“A family tradition for out of towners.”

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Ranked #3 of 30 things to do in Glendale
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits, and it attracts over one million annual visitors.
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Strange as it may seem, one of the first places our family would take out of town visitors was to a cemetery (Forest Lawn Glendale). However, they would always appreciate the beautiful artwork throughout the park and especially the huge painting of the Crucifixion and the mosaic of the Last Supper. The park is just so peaceful and beautiful you just might forget that it is also a cemetery.
They used to have a beautiful pond with swans. Since they re-did that area of the park, the pond is now smaller and I don't think they have the swans anymore, but I may be mistaken. Go check it out and see for yourself - worth the trip.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you like picnics, art, and lots of interesting places to wonder...and was amazed at this interesting place.

Thank Charlie U
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a beautiful place to drive through. Great picture taking. Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor are among the many famous people that are buried or in one of the mausoleums. I've used the grounds and buildings as subjects for college photo assignments. Forest Lawn has several locations in the southern California area. This is one of the nicest.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The paintings that they have in the auditorium are amazing with the story. I have been there for a funeral and a wedding...both were really nice and a beautiful place to visit

Thank travelshooter71
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

I was at Forest Lawn looking up graves of distance relatives. The small plot marks on the ground were hard the read and find. I did find my relatives.
The problem with star searching is most every grave is a flat. Thousands of flats. In the nice garden at the back of the cemetery you will find a few. If you want to see stars go to WestWood Cemetery.
The Forest Lawn Cemetery staff are great and very helpful but will not give up their secrets.

Thank posson213
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