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Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Beautiful And Interesting

Muhammad Ali, Col. Harland Sanders, Civil War soldiers - North & South, Major League ballplayers... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Detroit, Michigan
Surprisingly interesting place to explore

We spend a great day walking around looking at the interesting graves. Look online for names and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clarksville, Maryland
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701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Muhammad Ali, Col. Harland Sanders, Civil War soldiers - North & South, Major League ballplayers, US Congressmen, and even the authors of the "Happy Birthday" song. Hilly setting with walking paths and water features. Facinating sculptures and memorials over 300 acres. Spend an hour or...More

Thank thortonjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend a great day walking around looking at the interesting graves. Look online for names and locations. Easily drivable, but we chose to walk. If you stop at the entrance gate the caretaker will give you a map and more recommendations. There are lines...More

Thank jss697
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Call me strange, but we walk around cemeteries. It's clean (usually), cheap, interesting fare for any lazy afternoon or post-breakfast walk. With that said, I've walked through many cemeteries, but always compare them to this one (home-court advantage, I suppose). It's just beautiful, expansive, very...More

Thank MattKY
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Hills and trees , lakes and sunsets . I have always liked to spend time there , whether by myself or with family . My first wife's grandfather built the walls around this beautiful scene ... Castleman D. Doll

Thank cliffj2
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This cemetery is so big and so beautiful you can spend all day here. We took 1 1/2 hours to drive around and look for the more famous and historic grave sites and statues, but there was still so much more to see! (Side note,...More

Thank Kym_Keil
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Had driven by a thousand times over 35 years. Finally decided to drive through. Staff at gate was very friendly and handed out a map that also showed the location of famous graves. Muhammed Ali is probably the most visited. A large designated area for...More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is an incredible Cemetery, Some headstones are a work of Art, with many professionals and celebrities buried their. An entire day can be spent, in such peaceful surroundings. I recommend it for a day of respect, and would also bring children. I felt so...More

Thank Victoriastravels56
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The place is magical, yes it’s a grave yard, no I’m not a emo kid writing in my diary there. However don’t let the fact it’s a grave yard fool you it’s beautiful. Many people laid to rest there are pretty famous like KFC him...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Gorgeous grounds with a pond and geese and ducks wanting a snack. You dont feel sad here because its so pretty and peaceful.

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Since lots of family is here, there are frequent visits......Have been going here since I was 4 and my grandmother who lived across the street. We would go and feed the ducks, then go to Myra's for grilled cheese and a coke. That was long...More

Thank Kybornandraised
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9 September 2017|
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Response from Ralph K | Reviewed this property |
The cemetary's rules are online. The rules state that pets are not allowed.
John S
18 February 2015|
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Response from BobEtier | Reviewed this property |
3833.9 miles from the canal to the cemetery. You can easily walk it if you have enough time.
19 January 2015|
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Response from Thombtc | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely worth visiting...the most beautiful cemetery I've ever seen. My nephew is laid to rest there.