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Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge
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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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  • Despite being a cemetery more worth the visit. Very nice location. It is worth climbing the Tower there. Beautiful view of the city.
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  • Perfect place to explore- zen and interesting. It is a perfect place to experience the fall foliage and take photos. Many of Boston's famous and upper crust are buried here. Would love to go back and ...  more »
  • The Mt Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831 and has an amazing grounds that has been designated a National Historic Landmark and, according to Wikipedia, was the beginning of the American public parks ...  more »