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Père Lachaise Cemetery

Paris, France
4.9 / 7
A world-famous necropolis, where many famous personalities are buried. The attraction attracts more than 2 million tourists a year. The cemetery has been operating since 1804, over two centuries its territory has grown to several tens of hectares, today it is a whole city with alleys, chapels and monumental crypts. Many actors, statesmen, writers, artists and poets have found their last refuge here.
Père Lachaise Cemetery
Address:16 Rue du Repos, Paris
Phone:+33 1 55 25 82 10
Hours:monday: 08:00–18:00 tuesday: 08:00–18:00 wednesday: 08:00–18:00 thursday: 08:00–18:00 friday: 08:00–18:00 saturday: 08:30–18:00 sunday: 09:00–18:00

Bruno Saccal

Beauty and peace of mind come toguether. Really awsome place to calm your self and go for a walk

Ross Carroll

Beautiful grounds with no shortage of famous and revered tombs to find. Absolutely recommend.


I am definitely not the kind of person who visits cemeteries, but Père Lachaise is something different, almost a work of art in some of its parts. If .. Read more »

Ioannis Paisis

An amazing place and unique cemetery that opened in 1804 in the heart of Paris. There are the graves of some famous people. Presently there are more t.. Read more »

Natalie Daz

Its size is 43 hectares and it contains 70,000 tombs. It opened in 1804. At first it was not well accepted by the Parisians, as they did not want to b.. Read more »

Jordan Tate

Amazing beautiful place filled with legends. Thank you for inspiring me to write my latest book BLACK MASS available at amazon. The book mostly takes .. Read more »

Jordan Barretta

Very beautiful place where the illustrious people of France are buried. There is an enormous respect for what the people who are buried there have acc.. Read more »

Phuong Nguyen

A peaceful place to eat your sandwich and connect with the dead.

akram zahran

Such cemetery, I have never seen like before,very unique old style.It is really amazing.

Michael Waldo

What an amazing place!!! A great place to walk around. We went to see Jim Morrisons grave but the rest of the cemetery turned out to be so much more. .. Read more »

Katrina W

A beautiful place, I could walk around for hours. A piece of history in a tranquil setting.

Miroslav Bosansky

Be prepared to spend hours in this beautiful cemetery. There are two toilets near both entrances. Unfortunately they stopped providing maps because o.. Read more »

Lucas Barbosa

This was the first cemetery I have ever been in my entire life. Apart from the tone and function of the place, everyone has to regard this as one of t.. Read more »


The chance to walk in a museum-like cemetery is unique. You can see the tombs of many famous people and to learn a bit of the history of France. Each .. Read more »

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