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Cemetery of the Dogs (Cimetiere des Chiens)

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Address: 4 Pont de Clichy, 92600 Asnieres-sur-Seine, France
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+33 1 40 86 21 11
10:00 - 17:30
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The original Rin Tin Tin, one of the world's most famous and beloved canine...

The original Rin Tin Tin, one of the world's most famous and beloved canine celebrities in the 1950s, is buried here.

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What an amazing place. A beautiful tribute to your beloved companions. Over 100 years of lovely eulogies. The grave markers are quite touching. And there is variety, not just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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806 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place. A beautiful tribute to your beloved companions. Over 100 years of lovely eulogies. The grave markers are quite touching. And there is variety, not just dogs. Very peaceful location by the Seine even though you are surrounded by traffic. Take your time to explore and reflect.

Thank cordyroy
Paris, France
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

If you're in love with cats and dogs, this is a place which shouldn't be missed and can only be seen in Asnières-sur-Seine... After an easy and not too long ride with public transportation from Paris you'll be in a quite incredible and unique place ! Don't judge what you'll see... Just consider this as a place were people buried... More 

1 Thank FFlyerCDG
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

LOVED this cemetery! Give yourself lots of time..... so much to discover. If you are an animal lover- this is a must see :)

Thank Goodandfresh
East Anglia
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Very interesting to see such an unusual place. Allow about an hour or so unless you are really into this sort of attraction.

Thank Bigglesw
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is such a strange, touching, odd, peaceful and unique place. A great site for anyone who has "done" all the main Paris sites and is looking to see something different and to visit another area of the city. Plus, you can visit the graves of Rin Tin Tin, Napoleon's dog (from his army) and a couple of race horses.... More 

Thank Tracey B
Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Maybe it is just because I've been gone from home (and my dogs) for a month now, but I found this place to be incredibly moving. The dedication to departed pets is so touching to see. It is a little outside of the city, but well worth the visit.

2 Thank Summer P
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We visited this cemetery, both out of interest and as a way of getting out of the city and into a part of Paris not seen before. You have to walk through slightly less salubrious parts of town to get there, and there were interesting views of La Defense off to the left as we crossed the bridge (sadly we... More 

1 Thank M_and_RHuddersfield
Chicago, Illinois
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Most people probably wouldn't consider taking time to see a pet cemetery on a visit to Paris. If you're considering it, though, you should do it. It's a nice, interesting place, and my wife and I were glad to see a neighborhood we would have no other reason to visit. We agree with all the reviews except the rather silly... More 

1 Thank dennisfr
Fort Myers Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

The Paris Dog Cemetery was opened in 1899 and is thought to be the first pet cemetery ever built. It is located in a suburb just outside Paris, Asnières-sur-Seine, and is reachable by métro. It is situated right along the Seine River, so it is in a very serene location. Although the official name of the cemetery is “Cimetière des... More 

4 Thank BeckyBooBird
New York City, New York
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165 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

This cemetery was founded in 1899 and there are tombs for dogs (and other animals) from then till now. Some of the tombstones are older style and very elaborately carved, while others are modern and stark. Some stones are so old the writing has worn off, but, curiously, the small pictures of the animals (under glass) remain intact and visible.... More 

4 Thank Stee E

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