Pere Lachaise Cemetery: an Open-Air Museum of Life and Death

Audio tour
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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
In English language

Highlights

  • Hear the stories of some of the more remarkable people buried here (and their remarkable graves)
  • Visit the tomb of Jim Morrison & leave a memento on his grave
  • See the final resting place of artists such as Modigliani & Géricault
  • Contemplate the graves of authors such as Marcel Proust, Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, Colette....
  • Discover the tombs of musicians such as Edith Piaf & Frederic Chopin

What’s included

  • Navigation through the winding alleys of the world's most visited cemetery

What’s not included

  • Headphones not included — bring your own
  • Transportation to & from the cemetery

Description

More than a cemetery, Pere Lachaise is an open-air museum that is home to the famous (and not so famous) inhabitants of Paris past & present. Discover the beautiful gardens and remarkable funerary monuments of this scenic burial ground. Far from morbid, this peaceful garden is a place where Parisians...
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I am a friendly Franco-American tour guide with a passion for the history, art & architecture of Paris. I share that passion with visitors from around the world through my guided walking tours. I have adapted a few of them into self-guided...

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