Address: 16, Rue du Repos
Arrondissement: 20
How to get there : Gambetta or Pere LaChaise

Originally opened in 1804, Père-Lachaise has grown into the largest and most famous of the cemeteries in Paris. There are now over 70,000 burial plots which attract over 2 million visitors each year. The 90 acre site contains over 5,300 trees.

Among the many famous people buried here are: Honoré de Balzac, Sarah Bernhardt, Maria Callas, Frédéric Chopin, Edouard Daladier, Molière, Jim Morrison, Yves Montand, Édith Piaf, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas and Oscar Wilde.


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