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Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse)

3 boulevard Edgar Quinet | 14e, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 44 10 86 50
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The tombs of Charles Baudelaire, Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir are located here.
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3 boulevard Edgar Quinet | 14e, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 44 10 86 50
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I walked around the cemetery today and whilst cemeteries are ordinarily morbid places, this one was fascinating. There is a lot of history here and it’s worth taking time to walk through the cemetery and admire the ornate and very old crypts...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The cemetery was right by my hotel so I stopped by one afternoon and it was very interesting looking throughout the area, just wandering around and reading the grave stones. It was quite difficult to find specific graves, though-- I found myself checking the maps...More

Thank Sabrian42
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A place of nature and peace in the heart of Paris, where you enjoy walking and searching graves of famous, or unknown people, and see works of art on beautiful graves.

Thank Fabyenne L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

As part of our tour of the Montparnasse area, looking for places that writers and artists had frequented, we spent a bit of time in the cemetery. There is a good chart that helps you locate graves of interest. It is still a bit complicated...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I like to visit cemeteries in the cities I visit. they tell a lot about who is valued in a country. Parisian cemeteries hold a diverse range of people. Monparnasse is no exception, only smaller. This is a welcome place to sit and contemplate in...More

1  Thank Catherine494932
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I found this cemetery interesting in that there were different sections for people. There was a huge Jewish section where we saw many stones on top of the graves. What surprised me the most is that right next to a 1855 grave, there would be...More

Thank julielp
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I spent about 45 mins just wandering this beautiful cemetery on a recent sunday morning. Ok so its not quite as high profile as la pere lachaise or Montmartre but its just as worthy of a wander if you happen to be in the 14th....More

Thank Niall29
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The cemetery contains many graves that could be described as works of art. At each entrance gate there is a hook with a plan of the cemetery for you to use and return. It's still quite difficult to follow (despite knowing where to look we...More

1  Thank JohnUK
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This was a planned visit, I love cemeteries and try to visit as many as I can. This one is beautiful - nice long walk, many truly works of art - I adore seeing the unusual gravestones. In places like these you feel like you're...More

Thank olasweetmol
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We took a side-trip through this cemetery on our self-guided tour of the 14th Arr. It was interesting to catch a glimpse at long history of the city. The cemetery is filled with some really interesting and old crypts. With all of the hustle and...More

Thank Nerad
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the
landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that
goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas,
brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and
parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away
from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and
historical monuments and treasures. In between lie
adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small
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10 August 2017|
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
Every entrance has a place to pick up and drop off maps