Un petit tour vers un des lieux insolites incontournables de Paris: Le cimetierre du Père Lachaise
Last Saturday, Mr. and I planned to visit a friend who lives in the Paris suburb. As our rendez-vous was planned in the afternoon, we took the chance to visit the Père Lachaise cemetery in the morning. This cemetery is probably one of the most famous cemeteries in the world and definitely the biggest one here in France.
Well, what makes it known all around the world is the people who are buried here. Famous writers, musicians, politicians and others, whether they are french or not. Situated in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, this cemetery extents till 44 hectares and until this day, more than 1 million of burials had took place here.
Established in 1804 by Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, it was not until 1817 that people chose to be buried here, mainly because the administrators of this cemetery had this genius idea of transferring two of French notable writers, Molière…
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