Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse), Paris

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Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse) houses the remains of existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre; feminist Simone de Beauvoir; musician Serge Gainsbourg; artist Man Ray; the writers Charles Baudelaire, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Sainte-Beuve, and Marguerite Duras; absurdist dramatists Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco; sculptors Constantin Brancusi and Ossip Zadkine; composers Camille de Saint-Saens and César Franck; actresses Maria Montez and Jean Seberg; French officer Alfred Dreyfus; encyclopedist Pierre Larousse; constructor André Citroen; and many others. To visit Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse) on your trip to Paris, use our Paris tour builder site.
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  • This is a beautiful cemetery with lots of history and famous French. But so are tons of other cemeteries and I wouldn't take a detour for this. A little spooky though when you realise that people are....  more
    This is a beautiful cemetery with lots of history and famous French. But so are tons of other cemeteries and I wouldn't take a detour for this. A little spooky though when you realise that people are....  more »
  • I am so glad that I stumbled upon this place. I was heading to the Catacombs and took what I expected to be a brief 5 minute detour though the cemetery. I ended up spending 45 minutes, at least... 
    I am so glad that I stumbled upon this place. I was heading to the Catacombs and took what I expected to be a brief 5 minute detour though the cemetery. I ended up spending 45 minutes, at least...  more »
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  • So peaceful
  • This is a beautiful cemetery with lots of history and famous French. But so are tons of other cemeteries and I wouldn't take a detour for this. A little spooky though when you realise that people are still put to rest here.

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