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Père-Lachaise cemetery is a surprisingly diverse natural habitat, a hidden biosphere in the heart of Paris.
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In 2013, the Council of Paris already voted favorably on naming a “public square, street or cultural institution” after Morrison. Five years later, turns out Jim gets a public square.
The third weekend of September is hands down one of the best weekends to be in Paris. Throughout France, over 17,000 monuments open their doors for two days and propose more than 25,000 animations for the European Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine).
In March 1971, Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors left his life in Los Angeles behind and joined his girlfriend Pamela Courson in Paris to write poetry. Four months later he was dead. Paris, 1971 is a dream-like meditative journey, imaginatively recounting his last days and interment at the mythic Père Lachaise cemetery.
The Fête de la Musique is on Wednesday June 21 this year. Our friend, Thierry Le Roi, Père Lachaise guide extraordinaire, has programmed a special guided live music tour this coming Sunday to celebrate the Fête de Musique and honour musicians in Père Lachaise. You don’t want to miss this!
A unique experience guaranteed If you’re in Paris this weekend, don’t miss this exceptional walking tour of Père Lachaise. The theme for this 3rd edition of Lachaise Musical will be “Music and Visual Arts.” The walking tour is organised and performed by music students at Paris-Sorbonne and Sorbonne Nouvelle. Honouring artists in Père Lachaise with... Continue Reading →