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Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
(4.6/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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  • We were reviewing what to see in Glendale and came across information about the Trilogy Collection in the Mausoleum and Hall. The buildings contain lovely statuary, stained glass windows, and large wa...  more »
  • This cemetery was one of the first sights that were shown to us in LA. Impressive, that you here drive directly to the grave runs and actually over long distances thinks it's just a park. Yes, and then there are also the graves of many famous people.
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  • It's a huge park ... as several American cemeteries. Easily accessible by car (with parking). There you will find Michel Jackson (mausoleum/Tomb not open) Elizabeth Taylor ... and many more ...
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  • So impressed with this place! Was looking specifically for graves of my father's parents. They were buried before I was born in 1948 and 1964, and I hadn't been here so the plot number was a little challenging to find.... As I was searching the scope of Liberty Hill where they are buried, I must have looked lost, as one of the planning advisors, Angela Vega, decided to stop and help...Mind you -- she was off the clock -- on her way home..Regardless, she stayed with me for around 30 minutes as we searched and the sun began to set -- she wouldn't leave until we found their spaces... A security guard also stopped to help -- everyone there is so kind. The grounds are well kept -- the trees are beautiful -- the sunset gorgeous -- An unexpected uplifting experience -- And when we finally found the plot of my grandparents, side by side -- there was such a breath of peace in the whole experience. Much thanks to you, Angela, and to the security guard as well :)
  • One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world with its hillsides, landscapes, buildings, & museums. My father would bring us here in the 60's & 70's as kids. When he passed away in 1983. There was no question where to bury him for his resting place. The Great Masoleum is where many of the famous entertainers are buried. But, much of the mausoleum is private and not open to the public. You can spend the whole day here visiting without any cost. The grounds are immaculately kept and the settings European. The staff are accommodating and courteous. Great place to visit & the view of the San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles is breathtaking.
  • I always visit my friends whose remains are located in the Great Mausoleum. The only complaint that I have is not directed to the staff that oversee this beautiful and breath taking scenery of this cemetery but of the public who visit. Be appreciative that these grounds are open to you, do not trespass or bother the bereaved relatives who visit their deceased family and friends. This is not a gaudy tourist attraction; but a place of repose.
  • I used to visit this park frequently and loved the scenery. It wasn't until I spoke with a lady posing as their HR manager, Jenni, that I was turned off by the place. I called with enthusiasm to introduce myself and share some family history I have with the park, Jenni was very rude and snobby. She asked me to call back after filling out another application so she can "flag" my app, which I did yesterday, only to find out she can't do such a thing. The place is pretty well maintained and overall beautiful, just do yourself a favor and avoid consulting with their management staff.
  • BEEN COMING HERE SINCE MY DAD PASSED IN 86',VIGIL HILL OR V~HILL AS WE CALL IT.ALOT OF FAMILY HERE ON THE HILL ON THE EASTEND FACING THE 2FWY AND S.G.V AZUSA CANYONS.