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“Lexington Cemetary- serene and lovely”
Review of Lexington Cemetery

Lexington Cemetery
Ranked #7 of 122 things to do in Lexington
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Owner description: Established in 1824, this is considered one of America's most beautifully landscaped cemeteries.
Reviewed 28 March 2014

This is by far the most significant, large and historic cemetery in Fayette county. It's filled with lovely tributes to loved ones now passed. The gardens, fountains, and landscaping are truly lovely. Recommended for tranquil, meditative times.

Thank Suzescott77
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

This is the most beautiful cemetery that I have ever been to. My parents used to take me there as a child just to walk around and to feed the ducks in the pond. Their parents used to take them as well. Old sections are just gorgeous and interesting as well. Haven't ever been to another cemetery that I actually enjoyed going to.

2  Thank TwinTennisMom
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

The Lexington Cemetery is really a park where people just happen to be buried.
As a child, my family picnicked there on Sundays and fed the ducks.
The paved roads meander around ponds and lush vegetation-flowering plants and huge trees in late Spring, Summer and early Fall.
Henry Clay's monument is a highlight not to be missed.
This is a peaceful and beautiful place to spend a few hours.
After dark? Could be pretty scary-I'm not about to find out. Let the dead rest in peace after dark.
And, no, I'm not being flippant-ALL my family for four generation rest here.

Thank cunninghamcaroline5
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Reviewed 28 December 2013

This is a beautiful place to go, but most especially when the trees are either blooming or changing colors. It's free and there are maps and listings of famous/historical figures buried here. Bring a picnic if you like and your camera- there's lots to see and it's a peaceful place to be.

1  Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

What a beautiful place. A final resting place for historic Kentucky figures as well as Kentucky residents. I would be honored rest here eternally in all of its beauty. God returns us to the earth from which we came and this is a beautiful well maintained piece of ground to share eternity. Beautiful ponds and magnolia trees. Just a beautiful place to visit and respect.

1  Thank Bella-Keegan
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