We all do lots of things when we’re on vacation that we don’t normally do at home – that’s part of the fun of being away from your ordinary routine. One of the things many people do when they’re abroad is visit cemeteries. If you’re one of those people, there are several great cemeteries in Paris that are well worth visiting – and you might be surprised at how many famous people are buried in Paris. Here are the ones we’ve covered on the Paris Travel Guide – check back for more to be added in the future.
Pere Lachaise Cemetery – Perhaps the most famous cemetery in Paris, where you’ll find Jim Morrison’s and Chopin’s graves, among many others
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Montparnasse Cemetery – Another place to see the famous people who are buried in Paris, including Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Baudelaire
Paris Dog Cemetery – Just outside Paris, this is the world’s first cemetery for our furry (and fishy) friends