I've visited Paris many times over the past 40 or so years. And I can say that the Cimetière de Montmartre is quite possibly my favourite spot in Paris.
Lots of famous people have found their final resting place in the cemetery. But don't worry if up until now you've not been well acquainted with them. Even if you take a map from the gate at the entrance at 20 avenue Rachel and then abandon your search, the experience of simply exploring the leafy environment of the cemetery will leave a lasting impression on you.
It's leafy, inhabited by feral cats and part of it lies underneath a busy road. All that simply adds to the amazing experience.
We spent a couple of hours here. But you could spend double that. For a cemetery there's a lot going on. Visitors, tour guides with their entourage, families cleaning the monuments... And yet you feel strangely alone. That might have something to do with the fact that the cemetery is built on mass graves from the French Revolution...
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