Père Lachaise cemetery

Ile de France
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

Get away from the hustle and bustle of other Paris attractions with a quiet walk through the famous Père Lachaise cemetery. The eternal home of such famous names as The Doors' singer Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Molière and Edith Piaf, as well as hundreds of thousands of others, the cemetery stretches across 44 hectares with some exquisite tombs in a variety of styles, and with sculptures and other memorials to those buried here.

Maps are available to help you locate the cemetery's most well-known residents or you can take a guided tour.


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