Tuesday 31 July 2007

Père-Lachaise Cemetery Virtual Tour

The Père-Lachaise Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in the city of Paris, France. It is reputed to be the world's most-visited cemetery, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors annually to the graves of those who have enhanced French life over the past 200 years. The cemetery takes its name from Père François de la Chaise, the confessor of King Louis XIV.

There are many famous people burried at the cemetery, like Sarah Bernhardt, Georges Bizet, Maria Callas, Frédéric Chopin, Yves Montand, Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf, and Oscar Wilde.

Take a virtual tour of the Père-Lachaise Cemetery.

(via Nag on the Lake)

3 comment(s):

Anonymous said...

This is a great link - thanks! I've been there twice, and still couldn't find all the graves I wanted to visit/pay respects to. Now I can do it virtually!

Anonymous said...

Title should say "Cemetery" not "Cemetary"

Anonymous said...

A beatiful movie (and story) about the Pere Lachaise :