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Cave Hill Cemetery

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Address: 701 Baxter Avenue, Louisville, KY 40204
Phone Number:
+1 502-451-5630
08:00 - 16:45
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:45

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This was a amazing place to visit ...it's like going back in time. Also seeing the civil war soldiers buried here was humbling ... there are lots of famous people buried here and... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a amazing place to visit ...it's like going back in time. Also seeing the civil war soldiers buried here was humbling ... there are lots of famous people buried here and you can go to the office and get a map to find them .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to visit some of the more notable graves like Muhammad Ali and Col.Sanders. Beautiful grounds and arboretum. Definitely worth the visit, would like to go back when we have more time to explore.

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Felton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice historic Cemetery. Very large and spread out. We did locate Col Sanders and Ali's resting places. Roads are well laid out with turnouts. Worth a visit.

Thank simon s
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The age and scope of this gorgeous cemetery are mind blowing. A number of tours, historical, celebrity, etc, are offered, including a hay ride. Can't wait to go back in the spring and explore more thoroughly.

Thank Anniebonnie
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to visit the gravesite of Colonel Sanders and pay our respects to the Fried Chicken King. The grounds are well kept and gravesites are easy to find.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a laid back afternoon, wander around the cemetery and try to find some favorite grave stones. We enjoyed feeding the ducks and looking for Colonel Sanders.

Thank Dave C
Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I Don't feel overly comfortable in Cemeteries but seem to visit a few ? We drove in next door first up till we realised our mistake, unkempt & derelict, unlike Cave Hill ! For a Cemetery it is fantastic, a real credit to the maintenance staff who were battling the Fall foliage as we toured ! Beautiful grounds, lakes, ponds,... More 

Thank Skeney57
Prospect, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So some may think it is a little morbid, but in fact Cave Hill Cemetery has over 27 tree species, a beautiful swan lake to sit and eat a picnic lunch, incredible architecture, and my personal favorite the only Domed Temple of Love in the world. The incredible stories behind Temple and some of the mausoleums is simply fascinating

Thank karencombest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Try to find peace and calm that the place offers. A chance to visit graves from great people like Muhammad Ali.

Thank Eduardo F
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

During our stay in Louisville, we take the time to visit the burial site of the great Muhammad Ali. The cemetery, which is located basically in the heart of downtown Louisville is breath-taking. The grounds are immaculate and some of the burial sites are from before the civil war. It is an area where you can sit and truly reflect.... More 

Thank David H

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