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Laurel Hill Cemetery

3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132-1840
+1 215-228-8200
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Philly's Fantastic Final Resting Place

A cemetery with a gift shop? This cemetery has one, most likely because of its historic... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Tetor22
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Southampton, Pennsylvania
stroll around on a sunny day - or drive if you just want an overview

This lovely cemetery is seen from the hiway - in fact - you drive under it! While it is not... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
tressed
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New York City, New York
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This 100-acre cemetery has an array of resplendent funerary monuments, including small Victorian palaces, art nouveau sarcophagi and pre-Raphaelite stained glass.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132-1840
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

A cemetery with a gift shop? This cemetery has one, most likely because of its historic significance and location. On a nice day, Laurel Hill can offer serenity, beauty and contemplation of those who've gone before us. Within the cemetery, you will find Philadelphia's dignitaries,...More

Thank Tetor22
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This lovely cemetery is seen from the hiway - in fact - you drive under it! While it is not particularly well marked if you are trying to find something (someone!) specific, it is still a nice ramble. We saw loads of cool things from...More

1  Thank tressed
Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you enjoy a walk it is ok but it is not the best choose ,the grounds offer a picnic place and the Tomb stones show the history of the colonies so that is a plus!!!!!!.......There are lots of other sights in this general area...More

Thank thomas p
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I came here as I wanted to see a part of history that isn't immediately available in the city. I can't give more than three stars since I had no guide book or context and so was left to just looking. What was quite different...More

1  Thank krys_k
Reviewed 26 October 2016

we chose to visit this cemetery while in philadelphia. even in the fall the grounds were stunning. there were architectually stunning mauseoleums.

Thank katana803
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went on a wonderful tour of the cemetery which lasted more than and hour and was brimming with history and interesting facts.It was a hot day and at the end they provided us with snacks and water and lemonade. What a treat!

Thank ellen h
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My sister surprised me and signed me up for a Laurel Hill Cemetery membership. We went on a members tour. The gentleman they lead the tour had worked at Laurel Hill for over 32 years. He was able to tell us some very interesting stories...More

1  Thank laurie r
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The cemetery has many interesting activities and is 78 acres. There are many interesting grave sites and it was built for people to enjoy. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank PamPrefers
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

As lifelong Philly residents, we passed the Cemetery thousands of times on Kelly (Once East River) Drive, but never visited. By all means, take the guided tour, especially if you're a history buff, as there are many famous people and numerous interesting stories. The monuments...More

1  Thank Kevots
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is a great place just to wounder through and see all the history. The recent Rocky movies filmed here and left Adrian Balboa grave site marker. Gen Meade is here also. Will be back for guided tour.

Thank MichaelD1978521
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Sebastian D
Is this the one from Rocky/Creed movies ?
29 January 2017|
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Response from Kevots | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In fact, there is a grave marker near the entrance for Adrian.
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