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Dates for 2019 Lachaise Musical music walks in Père Lachaise

Dates for 2019 Lachaise Musical music walk in Père Lachaise.

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Watch a new Père Lachaise documentary by Arte.tv through December 31

Père-Lachaise cemetery is a surprisingly diverse natural habitat, a hidden biosphere in the heart of Paris.

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Père Lachaise

Guided live music tour in Père Lachaise for the Fête de la Musique

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!

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Lachaise Musical #3 : A Music and Visual Arts Walking Tour in Père Lachaise

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 […]

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Père Lachaise

Instagram takeover: Gilles Prin

I’m happy to announce that this week I invited French photographer, Gilles Prin, for the first takeover of the accompanying Instagram account to this blog dedicated to Père Lachaise cemetery. Gilles will be sharing a series of black and white photographs for one week starting today. Join us! Follow on Instagram instagram.com/perelachaiseparis. If you have […]

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TF1 Reportages Découverte documentary on Père Lachaise

Don’t miss this documentary on Père Lachaise on Saturday, October 29 at 1:30 pm With Thierry Le Roi, André Chabot, Philippe Landru and Jean-Louis Sacchet. Découvrez les secrets du plus grand cimetière du monde avec ses 44 hectares de verdure : Le Père-Lachaise ! #ReportagesDécouverte à 13:30 pic.twitter.com/LQUPwfs88b — TF1 (@TF1) October 29, 2016 Replay […]

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Jim Morrison

Dear photograph…

Dear photograph,My first, and long-awaited, visit to Jim Morrison’s grave was during the summer of 1986 as an exchange student. My fantastic host family indulged my request to visit Père Lachaise while on a trip to Paris from the north of France.

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Bats and vampiric lore in Père Lachaise Cemetery

View this post on Instagram C'est l'entrée cachée de la #batcave 🌚 #batman #geekonly #comics #perelachaise A post shared by Chloe (@spaghetti_noodle) on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:31am PDT The symbolism of cemeteries can be rather ominous, with skulls and flying souls and the refrain of memento mori — remember that you will die. By […]

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Heavy metal graffiti invades Paris

From most romantic city to Paris bridge is falling down It all started out with good intentions. The “love locks” are padlocks that couples affix to bridges and public fixtures in a declaration of their love. In Paris, the Passerelle des Arts is a hot spot for lovebirds. However, the vast number of padlocks is […]