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Cimetière de Montmartre

Cimetière de Montmartre Review

Overshadowed by better-known Père-Lachaise, this cemetery is just as picturesque. It's the final resting place of a host of luminaries, including painters Degas and Fragonard; Adolphe Sax, inventor of the saxophone; dancer Vaslav Nijinsky; filmmaker François Truffaut; and composers Hector Berlioz and Jacques Offenbach. The Art Nouveau tomb of novelist Émile Zola (1840–1902) lords over a lawn near the entrance—though Zola's remains were removed to the Panthéon in 1908.

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  • Address: 20 av. Rachel, Montmartre, Paris, 75018 | Map It
  • Hours: Mar. 16–Nov. 5, weekdays 8–6, Sat. 8:30–5:30, Sun. 9–6; Nov. 6–Mar. 15, weekdays 8–5:30, Sat. 8:30–5:30, Sun. 9–5:30
  • Metro Blanche.
  • Location: Montmartre
Updated: 02-19-2014

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