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Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Beautiful Place

I visited to see Muhammad Ali's grave site and was blown away by how beautiful a place it was. It... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
eobert
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Columbus, Ohio
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Beautiful grave markers and wonderful trees

This is a huge old cemetery which is also a level 2 certified arboretum. It is well worth an hour... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
teachem4
,
rockford ,IL
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I visited to see Muhammad Ali's grave site and was blown away by how beautiful a place it was. It is an amazing large grave yard. This is a great place to visit tsk a walk or run. It is a beautiful place to visit...More

Thank eobert
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is a huge old cemetery which is also a level 2 certified arboretum. It is well worth an hour or two driving through. There are many old species of trees as well as new plantings which are expertly tended. The grave markers are works...More

Thank teachem4
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We spent about an hour at the cemetery during early Spring, so it wasn't as beautiful as I'm sure it is later in the year. We still had fun seeing so many amazing headstones, statues and mausoleum. We could have stayed longer, but it was...More

Thank notjustcakes
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We spent part of an afternoon of our recent long weekend in Louisville walking around the grounds and visiting Colonel Sanders and Muhammad Ali's gravesites. Beautiful grounds and interesting history at this cemetery. If you are into photography there are a lot of interesting monuments....More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Beauty in the heart of the city. Muhammad Ali and Colonial Sanders are interred there. Closes early.

Thank Jackie K
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This was one of the most beautiful cemeteries we have ever vistited. We were in amazement at all of the bronze statues that exist within the cemetery. We were able to visit the graves of Kentucky legend Colonel Sanders, basketball player Derek Smith, Muhammad Ali,...More

Thank CakeChick250
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Almost every grave marker in this cemetery is a breathtaking piece of art. I haven't actually been in a few years, but intend to get back so we can see more, and see where Muhammad Ali was laid to rest. Go in the spring when...More

Thank AntKitty
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I was wandering through one day and realized that I was surrounded by the graves of fallen soldiers from the Civil War and WWI and on. It gave me so many feelings....sadness, gratitude, curiosity, and more.

Thank HettaLettuce
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Beautiful cemetery. Just make sure you grab a map if you are looking for particular grave sites like Ali and Colonel Sanders because cemetery is huge and a little difficult to navigate. We couldn't find Patty Hill's gravesite (writer of Happy Birthday song) even with...More

Thank katrutt
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I have wanted to see Cave Hill Cemetery ever since seeing it in a movie. It is a huge cemetery and appears to have little restriction on what you can put on a plot. We saw some huge monoliths and interesting statues as well as...More

Thank cherryharley
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fergyfrond
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Response from jss697 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You could go for a run. It's free.
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izzy4u
10 September 2017|
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Response from Ralph K | Reviewed this property |
The cemetary's rules are online. The rules state that pets are not allowed.
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John S
18 February 2015|
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Response from BobEtier | Reviewed this property |
3833.9 miles from the canal to the cemetery. You can easily walk it if you have enough time.
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