|Pere Lachaise Cemetery (French: Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise) (officially, cimetiere de lEst) is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris, France at 118 acres), though there are larger cemeteries in Paris suburbs.
Pere Lachaise is one of the most famous in the world. Located in the 20e arrondissement, it is reputed to be the worlds most-visited cemetery, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors annually to the graves of those who have enhanced French life over the past 200 years. It is also the site of five Great War memorials.
PÃ¨re Lachaise is located on Boulevard de Menilmontant. For tourists, the best Paris Metro station is Philippe Auguste on line 2 which is convenient for the main entrance. The station called Pere Lachaise, on lines 2 or 3, is 500 metres away from the main entrance.