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Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge
(4.8/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Experience the history and tranquil atmosphere of Mt. Auburn Cemetery, a place where nature and tradition meet. The landscaped cemetery dates back to the early 19th century and was inspired by the famous Parisian Père Lachaise Cemetery. One of the highlights of the cemetery's architecture is the 19th-century Washington Tower, which provides excellent views of the surrounding area. Explore the historical monuments, take a stroll down the peaceful pathways, and observe the rich wildlife, from plants to resident wild animals. The grounds are easily accessible for wheelchair users and visitors with strollers. The cemetery is open year-round and there's no admission fee. Mt. Auburn Cemetery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Cambridge Edition.
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  • very lardge cemetary good for walking or by car lots of diffrent trees srubs and flowers lots of history sits on 2 difrent citys cambridge and watertown mass 
  • Not the thing we usually do, but we had an hour or to before our flight. I wish we had made more time for it. The cemetery was just beautiful, the leaves were turning and it had rained the day before....  more »
  • I don't usually go to similar places however on the feast of Saints I wanted to visit this unique place. Naturalistically, artistically and spiritualisticamente worthy. I advise you to reach the Washington Tower to enjoy a privileged view of the city, provided by 5:00 pm otherwise you will find it closed.
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