Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris

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Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris - Address, Phone Number

Address: 3, boulevard Edouard Quinet 75014 Paris

Phone: +33-144108650

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Time Required: 00:45 Mins

Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

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About Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris

Located in the 14th Arrondissement, Montparnasse cemetery is said to be one of the four popular cemeteries in Paris. It is also said to be the second largest cemetery of the city after Père Lachaise, spread over 19 hectares of land and shaded by 1200 trees. The primary reason for opening this cemetery was to replace the existing cemeteries in Paris which were closed due to health issues.

Pay a visit to this cemetery not only to honor the famous personalities who were buried in this cemetery, but also to admire the surrounding beauty. Dotted with villages and windmills, this cemetery looks absolutely picture perfect.

Montparnasse Cemetery Information

  • 3 caretakers lodges, fountains and toilets by each entrance are there.

Montparnasse Cemetery Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

Montparnasse Cemetery Opening and Closing Hours

  • Gate closes 15 minutes prior the closing time.

How To reach Montparnasse Cemetery by Public Transport

  • Metro station: Edgar Quinet, Raspail on Lines 5, 4; RATP bus- 68

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  • Maps are just about useless. We looked for 4 famous musicians who are buried. Only found one by accident. They should make out a computerized listing and GPS. If you go, you will be more impressed with the burial structures than the maps. Im generous with the 1 star. It is a beautiful spot.

  • Very interesting cemetery. Hard to find the famous people that are listed on the map.

  • This is a beautiful cemetery in the city centre, split in two by a city road! Although nearly 200 years old, it is very well maintained. I paid my respects to the resting place of author Guy De Maupassant, whose stories I enjoyed during my school days. You can spend a few hours walking through the serene lanes here and find some solace.

  • A surprise to find this place. Very quiet and a lot of famous people are burried here. Graves are not that spectacular but still worth a visit when in the neighborhood.

  • Dr. Shapur Bakhtiar

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