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The Père-Lachaise is Paris largest graveyard is one of four cemeteries that replaced the old inner city field. It opened in 1804.

The name Père-LaChaise came from Père François de la Chaise, the confessor to Louis XIV, who lived in the Jesuit house on the hill. that later became the cemetery.

Visiting hours:
Summer:
Mo-Fr 8AM - 6PM
Sa 8.30AM - 6PM
Su 9AM - 6PM

Winter:
Mo-Fr 8AM - 5.30PM
Sa 8.30AM - 5.30PM
Su 9AM - 5.30PM

Address: Boulevard Menilmontant - 75020 Paris
Directions: Métro: Père-Lachaise.
Phone: +33 1 47 03 12 50
Website: http://www.pere-lachaise.com/perelachaise.php?lang=en

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  • Updated Dec 28, 2012
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