Pere-Lachaise Cemetery

Top 1% of attractions in Paris
9 / 10

14 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

Fodor's Fodor's
"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
Concierge Concierge
"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."
Lonely Planet 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 Not For Tourists
"Beautiful and quiet place. Very quiet..."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The most famous cemetery in Paris, and one of the most recognizable in the world, Pere Lachaise is the final resting place for many celebrities." Full review
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