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Père Lachaise Cemetery - Paris

Chopin Tomb at Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Père Lachaise, Paris

Père Lachaise is a famous Paris cemetery. It’s one of the most visited cemeteries in the world. It’s also the largest cemetery in Paris, covering 106 acres. More than three million people from across the globe visit the cemetery every year. It is the final resting place for numerous artists and celebrities, including:

  • Chopin
  • Molière
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Gertrude Stein
  • Edith Piaf
  • Colette
  • Jim Morrison (The Doors)
  • Yves Montand
  • Madame Bernhardt
  • Isadora Duncan

The three most famous and visited graves at Père Lachaise include Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison and Frédéric Chopin (his tomb is pictured above). The cemetery is located in the 20th arrondissement (northeast corner) of Paris.

Open daily. Free admission. Guided Tours are offered for a fee.

Closest Metro

Philippe Auguste 

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Visit the cemetery’s website for more info on hours, directions, map and guided tours.

Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Book a Paris Père Lachaise Gravestone Walking Tour led by a knowledgeable local guide. Hear stories and legends of this famous cemetery. And see headstones and tombs of famous people, including Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Balzac and Chopin. This personalized small-group tour has a maximum of 25 people. Choose from a variety of Père Lachaise Cemetery Tours.

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