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Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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A must visit

This was a great way to spend the afternoon, pick up a map and follow the instructions to see... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Louisville, Kentucky
What a shame!

To let this beautiful cemetery be in such disrepair. It seems like scout groups, churches... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
nancy j
Chico, California
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701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a great way to spend the afternoon, pick up a map and follow the instructions to see wonderful sites. It is a sobering experience to see all the soldier markers, so sad. We even had a visit from an unexpected visitor! Maybe you...More

Thank PPIEW7
Reviewed 11 September 2017

To let this beautiful cemetery be in such disrepair. It seems like scout groups, churches, Rotarians, Kiwanis etc couldn't help with cleaning the grave markers. Too much moss on tons of graves eating away the stones. Historical and not taking care of it.

Thank nancy j
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Beautiful, peaceful and interesting place to go for a walk. Some famous graves (e.g. Muhammad Ali and Colonel Sanders). Jogging not permitted.

Thank HappyRealist
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is an awesome landmark to visit in Louisville. There are seemingly endless roads to drive down and around, and the sights are beautiful. You can see the burial sites of Colonel Sanders and Muhammad Ali, among others, but the most satisfying thing for...More

1  Thank rsmith1512
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I am not one to stroll cemeteries but this is one worth strolling. There is a lot of history and some beautiful scenery.

Thank intrepidtraveler44
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not only can you visit the grave sites of Muhammad Ali & Colonel Sanders here but there are many different statues, fountains, and beautiful memorials to see

Thank bkgblue
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Cave Hill Cemetery is located near Phoenix Hill, Bardstown Road and Cherokee Park. The grounds are a peaceful place to visit, and the pond area is a nice area for a quiet stop. There are also some very interesting headstones in the cemetery.

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were hoping to see some of the graves of the important people buried here, but there were no maps available at the entrance way. We were able to see the confederate cemetery which was interesting.

Thank mjn06033
Reviewed 26 August 2017

If you like trees and sculpture (obelisks and angels) and a peaceful place to stretch your legs, this is a lovely cemetery park. I believe it's 294 acres.

Thank Flit_Wing
Reviewed 22 August 2017

very interesting place with all the diverse grave stones and monuments and trees very well kept not every ones cup of tea

Thank 461glennw
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10 September 2017|
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Response from Ralph K | Reviewed this property |
The cemetary's rules are online. The rules state that pets are not allowed.
John S
18 February 2015|
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Response from BobEtier | Reviewed this property |
3833.9 miles from the canal to the cemetery. You can easily walk it if you have enough time.
19 January 2015|
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Response from Thombtc | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely worth visiting...the most beautiful cemetery I've ever seen. My nephew is laid to rest there.