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Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
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  • We enjoyed seeing the large tour made available to visitors. Be sure to stop and grab a brochure to follow along. The beauty and historic value of the grave sites were very humbling to see.  more »
  • There is a lot of history here. If you have ancestors who were not Catholic, look to see if they are buried here. It's a beautiful cemetery close to downtown St. Louis  more »
  • This was one of the most interesting experiences, visiting this incredible cemetery. The history behind the monuments is fascinating. If you stop in the office they have pamphlets with various driving...  more »
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  • The grounds are jaw dropping. They aren't kidding when they compare themselves to The Botanical Garden. Be sure to grab a map because there are a handful of well known people buried here. You can also do a tour to get to know the layout but I recommend venturing out on your own after, there is a lot to see and the tour only touches on a few select sites.
  • Wow. Some serious money spent on the dead. Beautiful cemetary. Well worth the visit.
  • massive and very impressive cemetery and well maintained
  • Awesome. Lot's of history.
  • The walking tours are great. I went on the sunset tour and was able to experience so much but there was so much more to see and learn about this amazingly historic place.

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