Montmartre Cemetery (Cimetiere Montmartre)

20 Avenue Rachel. (Open Map)


Opened in 1825, the 11-hectare cemetery of Père Lachaise is the final resting place of many famous people, including writers Émile Zola (now in the Panthéon), Alexandre Dumas fils and Stendhal, composers Jacques Offenbach and Hector Berlioz, artists Edgar Degas and Gustave Moreau, film director François Truffaut, and dancer Vaslav Nijinsky.