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The Père-Lachaise cemetery, also called “cemetery of the East”, is the largest cemetery in Paris and covers 43 hectares. It is part of parks and gardens under the management of the city hall of Paris.
It is a unique place that invites to meditation and daydream, impregnated with art, culture and history, where you travel through its mazes of stones and vegetation.
More than 3 million visitors from around the world visit it every year.
It totals 70,000 funeral grants. Many personalities are present and we will have the opportunity to speak about it in the articles: artists, musicians and singers (Frédéric Chopin, Rossini, Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf, Alain Bashung …) and writers (Molière, Balzac, Colette, Marcel Proust, Jean de la Fontaine, Oscar Wilde …), statesmen, soldiers, historians, …
The setting is exceptional, that’s why this site will help you to better know it, apprehend it, and maybe … to prepare your visit on the spot !