Montmartre Cemetery in Paris, France

France Paris

The Montmartre Cemetery, located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, France, is the third largest necropolis in the city.

The cemetery was opened in 1825 as a burial ground for all religious backgrounds. It is estimated that there are around 20,000 graves.

The cemetery covers an area of about 11 hectares (27 acres).

This popular tourist destination – Montmartre Cemetery – is the final resting place of many famous people: Stendal (writer in the realist style; 1783–1842), Hector Berlioz (composer; 1803–1869), Alexandre Dumas, fils (novelist, playwright; 1824–1895), Edgar Degas (Impressionist painter, sculptor; 1834–1917). Dalida (singer and actress, singing diva; 1933–1987).

Opening hours:
November 6 to March 15:
Monday to Friday:  8:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am: to 5:30pm
Sunday and holidays: 9am to 5:30pm

March 16 to November 5:
Monday Friday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am to 6:00pm
Sunday and holidays: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Free admission

20 avenue Rachel, 75018 Paris, France

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