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Hotel du Chemin Vert Paris a few minute from The cemetery of Pere-Lachaise is the largest cemetery in central Paris and one of the most famous in the world. Located in the 20th arrondissement of the city, many famous people are buried.

This cemetery is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since June 24, 1993.

Over the green path, you come across the graves of famous men and women sitting in the cemetery. Here are some names: Honore de Balzac, Guillaume Apollinaire, Frederic Chopin, Colette, Jean-Francois Champollion, Jean de La Fontaine, Molière, Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Jim Morrison, Alfred, Edith Piaf, Camille Pissarro, Oscar Wilde .

perelachaise 640x250 Cemetery of Père Lachaise

Two centuries after its opening, the cemetery of the East has become a tourist attraction as well as the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe. Each year, two million visitors who come to pay their last respects to Alfred de Musset, Frederic Chopin and Jim Morrison. With its 70,000 franchises, the cemetery of Père-Lachaise is a veritable open-air museum, a living witness of the funerary art through the centuries.

Official Website : Pere Lachaise

Hotel du Chemin Vert Paris, a budget hotel near Place de la Bastille and Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.