Père Lachaise Cemetery - Paris

Chopin Tomb at Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Père Lachaise, the famous Paris cemetery, is 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 here 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 

More Info

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

Père Lachaise Cemetery

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