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Père Lachaise Cemetery

1054 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
The cemetery is the final resting place of people like Molière, Jim Morrison, Balzac, and many others. And the rich and spellbinding monuments and tombs made in their honor represent the best from artists of the late 19th century and beginning of the 20th, such as Léopold Morice, Auguste Blanqui, and Aimé-Jules Dalou. Paul Moreau-Vauthier’s monument to the victims of revolution, the Mur des Fédérés, on Avenue Gambetta is a particularly striking piece. It refers to one of the darkest periods of French history, “The Commune,” and the stones used still bear the bullet holes where 147 combatants were shot.
Alexandre
Alexandre
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Tips from locals

Mon Petit Faré
Mon Petit Faré
January 23, 2020
You can book a private tour to discover all celebrities there
Aurelie
Aurelie
November 13, 2019
One of the most famous cemetry in Paris. A lot of famous people are burried here.
Lori
Lori
January 4, 2020
The nearby Père Lachaise Cemetery, known widely as the place where Jim Morrison is buried, is filled with the tombs of so many famous people that it's best to get a map just before you enter so you will be sure to see everything you want to see.
Amaury
Amaury
October 30, 2019
Le cimetière du Père Lachaise Plus qu’un cimetière, c’est un vrai parc arboré agréable pour se balader, et flâner entre les personnalités et les inconnus qui y ont élu domicile. Écrivains, peintres, scientifiques, militaires, musiciens...  Je vous conseille l’appli Père-lachaise pour vous guider,…
Cecile
Cecile
February 24, 2020
Covering nearly 110 acres of the 20th arrondissement (district), the Père-Lachaise Cemetery is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. It's also Paris' largest green space. Père-Lachaise is a maze of cobblestone pathways lined with leafy, cascading trees which perfectly shade…
Dali
Dali
January 28, 2020
The Père Lachaise cemetery takes its name from King Louis XIV's confessor, Father François d'Aix de La Chaise. It is the most prestigious and most visited necropolis in Paris. Situated in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, it extends 44 hectares and contains 70,000 burial plots. The cemetery is a mix…

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Location
16 Rue du Repos
Paris, Île-de-France 75020
Phone+33 1 55 25 82 10
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Friday 8:00 AM