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“Strange to visit a Cemetery?”

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park
Ranked #48 of 581 things to do in Los Angeles
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed August 24, 2012

Why is a cemetery a visitor attraction? I'm not sure, but we ended up going. Why? well basically Marilyn Monroe is laid to rest here. Basically just a wall plaque to see, but is was 50 year anniversary of her death when we went, so lots of flowers, etc.

Nice quiet place. It's tucked away behind buildings. There is a general pubic carpark nearby. Free to enter. Good if you have an hour to fill and not too far out of your way. I guess a "must see" for older fans of MM.

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Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

Very hard to find, but worth it!!  Beautiful place and will leave a lasting impression on you. Met some interesting characters that basically became my tour guides. Dean Martin, Merv Griffin, Marilyn Monroe, Farrah Fawcett, Natalie Wood. Just to name a few.... Great way to pay respect in their honor. Highly reccomend it!

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Reviewed August 21, 2012

If your into visiting graves of famous peoples graves and don't want to waste all day finding one grave this is the one for you , Nestled in between high rises in Westwood you will enter on Glendon ave.You have to be quick or you will miss it. Once your in you will be amazed how many you will see as your just park your car.we parked I looked to my left and right in front. Of me were Merv Griffin,Rodney dangerfield, Walter Matthau and Farrah fawcet. My favorite grave was Don Knotts which has many of his characters on his grave . Their are maps available online that will help you find them even easier. This is the one to visit for sure

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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Although a bit difficult to locate without an exact street address and a GPS, a visit to Westwood Memorial is WELL worth the effort to get there! I would recommend going on a Sunday afternoon. We virtually had the entire place to ourselves, so we had ample opportunity to peruse and take in the beauty of this place. The grounds are very well kept, and obviously, you'll want to take your camera. If you want to see the graves of specific celebrities, it's worth a little bit of research time online prior to your visit. There are several sites online which tell you how to locate specific gravesites. You cannot visit Westwood Memorial without seeing the names of several well known celebrities, but some graves are unmarked and/or are scattered about sufficiently that finding a grave randomly is difficult. It's nice to take your lunch and simply relax here if you have the time.

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Reviewed August 18, 2012

Lovely cemetary with the final resting place of Marilyn Monroe, Truman Capote, Dean Martin, Billy Wilder, Bettie Page, .....

Thank Carolien K
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