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Lakewood Cemetery

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Address: 3600 Hennepin Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone Number: +1 612-822-2171
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
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One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country

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Stunningly beautiful cemetery

If cemeteries fascinate you like they do me, then treat yourself to a visit to Lakewood Cemetery. I grew up in Richfield and recently went back for a high school reunion. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If cemeteries fascinate you like they do me, then treat yourself to a visit to Lakewood Cemetery. I grew up in Richfield and recently went back for a high school reunion. I decided to visit Lakewood to find a childhood friend entombed there. I spent a long time driving around - the place is huge! and it was time well... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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45 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lakewood Cemetery is one of the finest parks in the twin cities and offers many opportunities for visitors to admire the plants, landscaping, statues, and structures to memorialize the founders, politicians, business moguls, celebrities, and sports legends of the twin cities. The Memorial Chapel is awe-inspiring (the interior is 10 million pieces of hand-laid Italian mosaic tile) and open for... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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724 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stopped in the cemetery visiting old friends very tranquil setting very pleasant driving around. Well worth the visit.

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Thank surestop
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Gorgeous cemetary even if you are not visiting to find relatives. They have a very serene section that has a reflective pool with modern buildings next to it that are very architectural to walk through just for their own sake and photographers were doing a session while we were visiting. The staff at the main office was very helpful in... More 

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Thank Valerie H
Minneapolis
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Lakewood is a treasure within the city limits by Lake Calhoun. If you have an afternoon to spend just walking around the beautiful memorials, you will likely find many famous people are laid there to rest. The Chapel is spectacular and a must see if you do go to Lakewood.

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Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Beautiful old fashioned cemetery with extensive and impressive monuments, statuary and nice views of Lake Calhoun.

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Bradenton, Florida
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

No way to talk to anyone. Only a kiosk for locating a gravesite and the computer was not working. A map on the wall of the kiosk area was so high, I couldn't see section 20 where Find-A-Grave.com said the grave was located. Spent about 1 hour and then finally found the grave after walking the entire time, up and... More 

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Minnesota
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I discovered this cemetery while researching family history. The staff on hand to assist were helpful and the actual grounds were stunningly beautiful and well-kept.

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Thank Karen B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Lakewood Chapel is a gem of old-world craftsmanship. A serene spot with beautiful mosaics. Well worth a visit.

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nola
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

this cemetery is really big and beautiful. the modern mausoleum is surprisingly beautiful. H.H.H. is there - its nice to pay homage to him. there are some interesting tombs and gravestones but the cemetery ( and the city ) isn't very old so its not as much fun walking around and trying to garner much history from the inscriptions

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