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Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse)

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The tombs of Charles Baudelaire, Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir are located here.
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3 boulevard Edgar Quinet | 14e, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 44 10 86 50
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While there is a map of all the famous ppl buried here, having pictures of specific ones you wish to visit would help tremendously. Also, don't miss le chat de Ricardo (google the picture!) - the tomb of Ricardo Menon, assistant to Niki de Saint...More

Thank Guiche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though in the beginning it ain't easy to find the tombs, after a while yoiu get used to it, with the free plan that is provided at the entry (they are hanging on a nail, just pick them up and bring them back when you...More

Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you're not into dead people or cemeteries, this is definitely one of the most attractive and full of history cemeteries on earth. Take your time to look at the different tomb designs from various era, read some names, grab the map to find...More

Thank mdns
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Wandering through here is a delightfully relaxing experience with history visible in the monuments placed here

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Take your map printed before. Is beautiful but you can get lost very easy if you dont have a map. Also read a little bit about the famous persons before, because is not a museum in where you can find info, is just to admire...More

Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

A friend and I took a walk from one side of the river near the St James Hotel all the way to the Cemetery in Montparnasse. The Cemetery is a very peaceful and well kept place good for a quiet walk around. There are some...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Where : Montparnasse Cemetery. Paris, France You might think it's creepy to visit a cemetery, especially if you're from a different city or country right !? Believe it or not, as we researched Paris prior to our trip, the cemetery came up a couple of...More

Thank Discovering D
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It is always surprising how in busy city like Paris, such vast and quit cemetery areas are present where the ('important') dead are buried. The variation of graves and mortuary chapels is great, and you can learn (looking at names) of the diversity of origin...More

Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were staying near the Denfert area of Montparnasse and walked through the cemetery several times on our way to Gare Montparnasse. Just looking at dates, the ages of some of the crypts and even some modern art ones is fascinating. There is no charge...More

Thank DvilleBrian
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The Montparnasse Cemetery is an absolutely massive above ground cemetery, filled with all sorts of crypts and stone sarcophagi. If you're in the area and enjoy cemeteries, this is definitely an impressive one to see. We just strolled through; someone who enjoys graveyards could spend...More

Thank Adam T
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The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the
landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that
goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas,
brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and
parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away
from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and
historical monuments and treasures. In between lie
adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
Every entrance has a place to pick up and drop off maps