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Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois Russian Cemetery

Rue Leo Lagrange, 91700 Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois, France
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The most important necropolis of Russian emigrants in the world

Arrived by train in December to visit the burials of renowned emigrants. Striking tomb of Rudolf... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Nadya S
,
Lomonosov, Russia
Ballet lover's shrine 20 miles from Paris

Rudolf Nureyev's mosaic-covered tomb is here, along with that of Mathilde Tschessinskaya, once the... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
lovelolita
,
San Antonio, Texas
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18 Aug 2017
“The most important necropolis of Russian emigrants in the world”
30 Sep 2015
“Ballet lover's shrine 20 miles from Paris”
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Rue Leo Lagrange, 91700 Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois, France
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Arrived by train in December to visit the burials of renowned emigrants. Striking tomb of Rudolf Nureyev draped in a mosaic of an oriental carpet.

1  Thank Nadya S
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Rudolf Nureyev's mosaic-covered tomb is here, along with that of Mathilde Tschessinskaya, once the lover of Tsarevitch Nicholas. It is the final resting place of my own old ballet teacher, the glorious prima ballerina Olga Preobrajenska. Take the regional train from Paris through the lovely...More

4  Thank lovelolita
Reviewed 17 March 2015

A nice place to meditate and travel in History. A part of Russia in France. You'll feel the Russian atmosphere and discover some surprising tombs such as Nouriev's ,covered with an oriental carpet in mosaics.

1  Thank Nevrie
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