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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%
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“jim morrison” (663 reviews)
“oscar wilde” (468 reviews)
“buried here” (210 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
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+33 1 55 25 82 10
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Reviewed yesterday

We were here in April and it was a nice break from the crowds. I beautiful old cemetery with many historic graves, we used the free Rick Steves app walking tour on our phones (download prior to going to avoid data use) and it was...More

Thank dixieandspirit
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This visit was excellent in most ways. The guide (whose name I didn’t catch) was very pleasant and patient. She had a lot of knowledge although there were some gaps in knowing some things that led her to not being able to answer some reasonable...More

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Largest cemetery in the world that holds the most amount of celebrities from Chopin, Moliere to Jim Morrison!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't choose the best day to visit, it was raining but on the other hand, the cemetery was very quiet, tranquil. Tombs have been described many times so I'd rather mention some practicalities: The cemetery is located on kind of a slope so it's...More

Thank Jana N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quiet gateway in the noisy Paris, but most of the graves are not in a well kept state anymore. Close to the grave of Jim Morrison, now also one of the Bataclan victims has her grave. Shivers go through your body, tears...More

Thank gunterv2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not often that one visits a cemetery while "being a tourist"!! Pere-Lachaise cemetery was started 214 years ago, and to gain entry, one must have either died or lived in Paris. While living or dying in Paris is essential for entry, it only...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great cemetery for a stroll on a sunny day. Everyone else describes the cemetery, I will tell you how we got there and back. We are staying near the Orsay and it is not convenient by public transportation so we used Uber...More

Thank Richbutnot
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss visiting this wonderful place. Although seeing the tombs of such famous people as Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf,Oscar Wilde, Chopin is amazing, no one can be prepared for the emotions of seeing and reading the words on the tombs of the Military and...More

Thank Sally K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Pere-Lachaise as kind of a mellow day, after having run around in Paris for several days straight. Yes, Jim Morrison, Moliere, Balzac, Oscar Wilde, etc. etc. are all buried there. If you are visiting the cemetery with the idea of tracking down...More

Thank cohenmatthew
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I went to Paris I knew I had to visit Jim Morrison's Grave, His grave is just as famous as him, remember to show your love for the great man

Thank Adam H
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John S
22 May 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Go to the cemetery website and download the pdf It is worth planning who’s grave you want to see. Jim Morrison’s is not as impressive as it was 30 yrs ago
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Vermonttravel_123
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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misterh215
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
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