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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oscar wilde” (454 reviews)
“buried here” (205 reviews)
16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
Belleville / Pere Lachaise
+33 1 55 25 82 10
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I could write a book about my visits to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery and I make a point of visiting this peaceful and beautiful resting place for artists, musicians, poets, philosophers, playwrights and the like every time I 'm in Paris. The cemetery was opened in 1804...More

Thank Frank_Says1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do above or just meander tho you will miss some of the highlights. Always strange to visit a cemetery in France and seeing locals spending time there reading or people watching. Don't miss Wilde and Morrison resting spots

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 3 days ago

While the more well-known residents originally drew us here (Oscar Wilde & Jim Morrison), we had a great time strolling through the grounds and marveling at all the different monuments, crypts & the like. The Old ones & the new ones were absolutely fabulous to...More

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a diehard Oscar Wilde fan. He is my all-time favourite author and playwright. I admire him as an artist and as an LGBTQ public figure. Paying respects at his grave was one of the most moving experiences of my life. The rest of...More

Thank meg b
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cemetery is stunningly beautiful but HUGE and sits on a steep hill so be ready for some climbing and hiking to see what you want. Also make sure to go early or at least to give yourself time to walk around. We went later...More

Thank HollyA
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into this (not for everyone), it is a step back into history with all the famous people whose final resting place is in Paris. Serene and quiet, you get to see the who's who of french society that were buried. Certainly worth...More

Thank FRParadise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sculptures and elaborate gravesites are an artful eyeful here. From Chopin to Marie Laurencin to Jim Morrison. But this is 108 acres. Do your homework and map out what graves you'd like to see ahead of time. It's too big and too crowded (graves) to...More

Thank SIngDelaware
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went one early raining morning and it was great. The place is big so get a good map. We had a terrible map and got lost. Nobody was there that early in the AM and the ravens and the rain made it feel really...More

1  Thank PacificAndyLa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been to the Cemetery of Pere-Lachaise in a while. In a sense, once is enough unless you have a family monument to visit. Like most cemeteries, it is bleak and grim with quiet neighbours. This one is just over two hundred years old,...More

Thank stephencamburn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

visiting the burial places of famous and not so famous people in a beautiful park like setting is a must on a visit to Paris.

Thank sheeshala
Belleville / Pere Lachaise
At the eastern edge of Paris lies Belleville / Père
Lachaise, an understated wonderland of local
treasures. Alongside the world-famous cemetery,
family-owned delicatessens and cafés nestle between
local stores and establishments. The richness of the
population here has created a little Chinatown of
Asian restaurants, and the area comes to life at night
by a funky underground scene. Façades change from one
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4 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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26 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
8 March 2017|
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Response from Crispsting | Reviewed this property |
No never seen them