The Pere Lachaise cemetery is the largest Parisian cemetery located East of Paris in 20th arrondissement near the Place de la Republique, the size of the frame of Pere-Lachaise, the poetry that emanates from it, the world of mixed stones and trees, multiform tombs set in greenery, the infinite variety of tombs make the setting unique. A place of esoteric fantasy, the largest cemetery and the green space of the capital (over 44 hectares) is also home to the most enduring legends. There is one that runs among taxi drivers, that of the phantom passenger boarded at the Châtelet (City hall) and disappears once arrived Boulevard de Menilmontant. We sometimes mention a red cat, huge feline with strange gait, seen several times by visitors and guardians. Père-Lachaise is the place most sought after by fans of supernatural and other Ghostbusters, or simply by hippies on the return trying to get in touch with the spirit of Jim Morrison (lead singer of The Doors). A concentration of the personalities tombs like: Marcel Proust, Frederic François Chopin, Edith Piaf, Jim Morrison, Yves Montand and Oscar Wilde. This is how 2 million people visit the Père-Lachaise every year, it is the 4th most visited place in Paris, after the Eiffel Tower, Louvre and Notre-Dame.
We propose serveral hotels near the Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris.
Le Cimetière du Père-Lachaise: 16 rue du Repos – 75020 Paris
Metro station: Père Lachaise (lines 2,3) or Philippe Auguste (line 2).