PèRe-Lachaise Cemetery

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If it is the first-time to visit Paris, Père-Lachaise Cemetery would be an un-missing place to wander through on a sunny afternoon if you want to get a breath of fresh air in busy city and tired of waiting in line for two hours just to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower or something else. Père-Lachaise Cemetery, as the largest cemetery of Paris and one of the most famous cemeteries in the world, is built on a hill with beautiful views of the city. It is known not only for its mix style of tradition English garden design but also the resting place of the world’s most is famous people.
Walking through the cobble stone sinuous, and tree-covered pathway, you will suddenly fall into a calm space with an ambiance of melancholy and easily get lost yourself in the maze consist of impressive Gothic sculptures and tombstones. The whole garden is elaborated with thousands of trees and flowers hedges. It is a wonderful place to take you away from the crowded city and to discover the other face of Paris.

The second reason why I would advise Père-Lachaise cemetery is that many well-known people were buried here such as Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Frederic Chopin, Honore de Balzac and Marcel Proust or Edith Piaf. Strolling in the cemetery like involving in another world, in which you could get close to these figures. Looking at the name of tomb stones, you can imagine what lives these peoples had led, who did they love and whether their lives were happy. All these remind you the ultimate footstep of lives and the significance and meaning of…...

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