Père Lachaise Cemetery

The most famous cemetery in all of France (I think). Long a dumping ground for notable Parisians, the cobbled walks and eerie monuments were thrust into international fame in 1972 when American singer Jim Morrison was hastily buried there. It’s a must for any visit to the city of lights.

virtual tour

Notable Burials

Balzac, Honoré de
Bizet, Georges*
Chopin, Frédéric
de Havilland, Olivia*
Marceau, Marcel*
Montand, Yves*
Morrison, Jim
Piaf, Édith
Proust, Marcel*
Seurat, Georges
Signac, Paul*
Stein, Gertrude*
Wilde, Oscar

*- denotes a grave I have not yet located or visited

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