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Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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So serene.

When touring a town I always enjoy visiting an interesting cemetery, especially where people of... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Kathy H
Riverview, Florida
Beautiful and historical.

Cave Hill Cemetery is so beautiful. Pictures do not even begin to give the full experience. The... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
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701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

When touring a town I always enjoy visiting an interesting cemetery, especially where people of note are buried. Cave hill cemetery is like a beautiful park with beautiful memorial pieces. The map provided at the entrance makes it easier to find the graves of Col....More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Cave Hill Cemetery is so beautiful. Pictures do not even begin to give the full experience. The monuments range from peaceful to sad to happy to beautiful. The grounds are extremely well kept. This visit is not just for cemetery or history people; it is...More

Thank beenthere84
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Famous residents include the sisters that created the "happy birthday" song, Pappy van winkle, Colonel Sanders and Muhammed Ali. Visit the caretaker at the gate to receive a map of points of interest. The cemetery is quite large so doubtful you will find these all...More

Thank ItsUsInLux2011
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Beautiful, especially in the fall. Go to the lake. Check out the bamboo grove. Lovely to walk. Visit the "Colonel" and Ali.

Thank tacyakuman
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Some large it was impossible to see it all in one day, the staff very respectful and provided a map to help you get around...

Thank DuvalCrawl123
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for 30 Tuesday to see Muhammad Ali's gravesite. The staff allowed me to go in as it was about to close. As of this point it is a graveside without any major markings on it as a family is not decided what to...More

Thank davidn0209
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Totally amazing grave markers! Saw Mr. Sanders grave and many unusual headstones. Worth the drive through!

Thank amcdaniel2016
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I visit a lot of cemeteries taking photos for find a grave, this is the first one we visited just for fun because we heard is was so beautiful here. The reviews are true, absolutely magnificent grounds - well maintained. Prepare to spend a minimum...More

Thank Kelli M
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stop in the office to get your map showing all the famous people buried here. The main attractions are Col. Sanders (KFC) and Mohammed Ali. Due to a funeral we couldn't get to Mohammed Ali. There are so many unusual headstones and it is such...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My mother who became deathly ill with cancer was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery and we go to her grave about every week and what I like about her burial spot and Cave Hill Cemetery is that it's so remote and serene. Nobody is there...More

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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.