Pere-Lachaise Cemetery
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery

Pere-Lachaise Cemetery

Top 1% of attractions in Paris
9 / 10

12 expert reviews

“This cemetery is the largest in Paris. The uneven ground and the abundant willows, maples and cypress mitigate the funerary character of the place.”

– Michelin Guide

"Bring a red rose for "the Little Sparrow" Edith Piaf when you visit the cobblestone avenues and towering trees that make this 118-acre oasis of green perhaps the world's most famous cemetery." Full review
"The winding, cobbled paths of Père-Lachaise spread over 100 acres in the 20th Arrondissement, knotting around thousands of historic tombs, giant old trees, flowerbeds, and romantic ruins"
"When it comes to name-dropping, this cemetery knows no peer; it has been called the "grandest address in Paris"." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The world’s most visited cemetery, Père Lachaise (named after a confessor of Louis XIV) opened its one-way doors in 1804." Full review
Not For Tourists
"Beautiful and quiet place. Very quiet..."
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