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Cimetière de Montmartre

Statue du Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris © OTCP - Marc Bertrand

The Montmartre cemetery, officially known as the Cimitière du Nord, opened in 1825. It is the third largest necropolis in...

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20 avenue Rachel

75018 Paris

District : Montmartre - La Chapelle

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Description
The Montmartre cemetery, officially known as the Cimitière du Nord, opened in 1825. It is the third largest necropolis in Paris, after the Père Lachaise cemetery and the Montparnasse cemetery. The Pont de Caulaincourt, a metal bridge built in 1888, spans over the 11 hectare cemetery. Full of trees (maple trees, chestnut trees, lime trees and thuja), the site is perfect for walking and is situated close to the Sacré-Coeur. The cemetery has 20,000 burial plots and among the famous people buried there includes Stendhal, Émile Zola, Gustave Moreau, Berlioz, Sacha Guitry and even Dalida, whose grave is the most visited and has the most flowers.
Statue du Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris © OTCP - Marc Bertrand

Statue du Cimetière de Montmartre

© OTCP - Marc Bertrand

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Viewpoint

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Collections

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Garden

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Statute

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Services and facilities of the establishment
Services

Photos allowed, Car park/Parking

Visits in a foreign language

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Documentation in a foreign language

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Audioguide

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Educational activities

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Combined tickets

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Gift shop

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Restaurant

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Car park/Parking

Paid car park at 20 avenue Rachel

Coach parking

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Photos allowed

Only for private use (commercial use subject to charges and upon authorization from the City of Paris and the owner of the grave).

Member's card

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Other

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Miscellaneous

No animals allowed except assistance dogs.

Business area
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Entrance fees and modalities
Independent tour

Guided tours are organized by the Paris City Council. For information call +33 (0)1 40 71 75 23. Appropriate clothing must be worn, and visitors must conduct themselves appropriately. Strictly no jogging, picnics or music allowed.

Guided tour

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Group tour

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Free

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Free for young people and children

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Free and reduced for disabled people

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Opening times
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Exceptional closure

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Opening times

From 8.30am/9am to 5.30pm/6pm

Details of opening times

Open 365 days a year, except during exceptional circumstances (ice, violent winds, etc.).

Opening of ticket desks

Last entry 15 minutes before closing.

Late opening

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Exceptional opening

1 January, Easter, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, 8 May, Whitsuntide, Whit Monday, 14 July, 15 August, 1 November, 11 November, 25 December

Address details
Cimetière de Montmartre

20 avenue Rachel
75018 Paris
GPS : 48.88523319999999 / 2.330694699999981

Telephone : +33 (0) 1 53 42 36 30 - Fax :

Website : www.paris.fr

Access

District : Montmartre - La Chapelle

  • Place de Clichy
  • 95 74 80 54 30
Car park/Parking

Car park/Parking : Paid car park at 20 avenue Rachel

More information on accessibility

Access via Avenue Rachel. Toilers accessible to disabled people. We advise those with difficulties walking not to visit the cemetery (paving, slopes, etc.).
The Paris City Council offers tours for the deaf and hard of hearing; these tours are free upon presentation of proof. For groups, the tariff is raised to €85 during the week (supplement for Sundays, public holidays and foreign languages: €25).


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