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Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise)

16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
+33 1 55 25 82 10
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This famous cemetery is the burial site of numerous French luminaries - authors, writers, musicians and more.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oscar wilde” (480 reviews)
“jim morrison” (678 reviews)
“buried here” (213 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
Belleville / Père Lachaise
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+33 1 55 25 82 10
Ways to Experience Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise)
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"oscar wilde"
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"jim morrison"
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"buried here"
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"maria callas"
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"specific graves"
in 40 reviews
"final resting place"
in 64 reviews
"morrison's grave"
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"famous names"
in 29 reviews
"interesting place"
in 36 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 26 reviews
"this place is huge"
in 25 reviews
"wear comfortable shoes"
in 37 reviews
"walking shoes"
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"metro stop"
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"few hours"
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"wander around"
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"couple of hours"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this place! If you are looking for a more obscure thing to do out of the Paris norm, then go here! First off the cemetery is HUGE so beware if you are a bad walker. The cobblestone pathways can be hard to navigate...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you happen to be in Paris on a Monday, you may find yourself at loose ends since most museums and many shops are closed. In that case, hop the subway to the Gambetta stop and spend a couple hours racking up Fitbit steps in...More

Thank kerikaeding
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Extremely well kept, very peaceful, and an overall brilliant experience - could not recommend more. We had a very eccentric tour guide show us around, who was crazy but very knowledgeable. Make sure to check it out when in Paris.

Thank LeonR1998
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On our recent trip to Paris we would never thought of doing a cemetery tour but the couple we were with convinced us it would be interesting. They downloaded a Rick Steves audio tour for Pere-Lachaise Cemetery on their phone and it made the tour...More

Thank Cancun61
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful poignant place. Huge. Quiet and peaceful. Many beautiful old trees. Many families take their lunch and eat it resting on one of the many seats dotted around. Great day out.

Thank CeruleanBlueSky
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many people go there to visit Jim Morrison's grave, so did I. However there is much more to see. I didn't know that Oscar Wilde's grave is there too, for example. You also can see many family shrines, shrines of victims of World War II,...More

Thank IvanaM2363
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

NorthEast of Paris generally is a great area to head to. Plenty of places to eat and drink near Gambetta (the nearest Metro) the cemetary is an absolutely beautiful testament to history. And one of the must-visit spots in Paris. The area is where Edith...More

Thank Kate H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I will admit it, I wanted to see Jim. But there is so much more to see. I went on an afternoon and struck up with Steve, a lawyer from Washington who was there to see Oscar Wilde. We met a lady who I think...More

Thank suzannegMontreal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Père Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetière du Père-Lachaise) is the largest cemetery in Paris, the most visited cemetery in the world and has an astounding 1 million plus bodies buried on property. This graveyard has a very interesting 200+ year history and many notable graves. Get a...More

Thank Robogator0
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, we went to visit Eduard Wiiralt and Oscar Wilde. Ofcourse Morrison and Phiaf. It is a nice place to have a walk on a hot day.

Thank trapetsijuur
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John S
22 May 2018|
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Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know. I got a pdf that was very good , you can print it out if you want a paper copy. search for "plan du cimetiere du pere Lachaise"
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Vermonttravel_123
5 November 2017|
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Response from DavidG9111 | Reviewed this property |
It's most likely closed On Christmas day, as will be lots of official buildings and musea. Certainly check the website when planning your trip. Enjoy your stay in Paris!
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misterh215
27 September 2017|
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Response from rhutchings2016 | Reviewed this property |
hey you can go in for free and do your own thing BUT it is HUGE so a guide is a good option and really cheap
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