Père Lachaise Cemetery
Père Lachaise Cemetery (French: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise [simtjɛʁ dy pɛʁ laʃɛːz]; formerly cimetière de l'Est, "Cemetery of the East") is the largest cemetery in Paris, France (44 hectares or 110 acres). More than 3.5 million people visit here every year. It is the most visited necropolis in the world.
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- "Cimetière du Père-Lachaise", Paris Tourist Office article.
- "Burial Grounds." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. Detroit: Macmillan Reference U.S., 2008. 392–393. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 27 Sept. 2013.