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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

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Address: 1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205
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This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits,...

This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits, and it attracts over one million annual visitors.

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I went here to see the Memorial of Rock legend Ronnie James Dio. A wonderful cemetery. Also saw Lucille Ball and some other people who's art was special to me.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here to see the Memorial of Rock legend Ronnie James Dio. A wonderful cemetery. Also saw Lucille Ball and some other people who's art was special to me.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Forest Lawn in Glendale was once the most popular attraction in the area, and that's exactly what the owner had planned when he purchased and revamped this cemetery. It's definitely worth driving around and strolling through the places you can. But while it's the resting place of hundreds of stars, don't expect to see a lot of them. It's ironic... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

There are several Forest Lawn cemeteries in the Los Angeles area. We went to the Glendale Forest Lawn which is a nice place with history and peaceful. We paid our respects.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I love cemeteries. I know I'm weird) But I just feel calm when I'm there. And this place is very beautiful with amazing views

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Afton, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were reviewing what to see in Glendale and came across information about the Trilogy Collection in the Mausoleum and Hall. The buildings contain lovely statuary, stained glass windows, and large wall murals. As an example, The Last Supper Window is a rendition of the da Vinci masterpiece made by Italian stained glass artisans in the 1920's under contract with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

YOU may not think of a Cemetery asa tourist attraction, but Forrest lawn is; home to many famous deceased folk, it is beautifully laid out and my recent attendance at a funeral there was sad but the staff bent over backwards to accommodate. They have souvenirs, and gifts and it is not moronic to think of purchasing something there as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A five-star place. Forest Lawn in Glendale, is a lovely, scenic and quiet cemetery to spend time with those who have passed. Really, it is like a great park with rolling hills, statues, a chapel and much more. So much history is here and in grand style. Forest Lawn is massive and spread out, so you will need a car,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I'll not spend time writing this whole review again. All I included was the url for the builders creed that is the basis of forest lawn. it's beautiful and sums up the site for readers.

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had just seen the movie 'The Loved One' (1965) that was shot here and wanted to peruse the grounds looking for some of the locations. The park is beautiful and very peaceful and quiet so trekking up and around the grounds was a treat. I made it to the very top of the property and came upon a gallery... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Most beautiful resting place I have ever seen. Gorgeous statuary, landscaping and rolling green acres. Restful, peaceful, inspiring and well presented.

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