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Bellefontaine Cemetery

4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
+1 314-381-0750
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You'll Forget You're in a Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery is the most pristine and well-maintained cemetery I've ever visited. Free... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Pat L
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Florissant, Missouri
Fascinating Place

What a fascinating place! Stop by the visitor's center and pick up a map for a tour of the various... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Liz B
,
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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Bellefontaine is a historic, active cemetery & arboretum, with renowned architecture, a rich cultural history- and we're open everyday! Come visit us!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“william clark” (16 reviews)
“buried here” (19 reviews)
“white line” (10 reviews)
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4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
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+1 314-381-0750
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Bellefontaine Cemetery is the most pristine and well-maintained cemetery I've ever visited. Free guided tours are highly recommended, because there is so much history to learn and so many points of interest to visit. It's ponds, fountains, and beautiful landscaping make it seem more like...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

What a fascinating place! Stop by the visitor's center and pick up a map for a tour of the various people buried here or for the location of special trees. The place is gorgeous and has some incredible mausoleums and gravestones.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

The master tour guide is incredibly knowledgeable, and can create a tour specific to your groups desire. An incredible amount of history and beautiful Missouri native foliage can be found. We attended the fall foliage tour a couple days ago and we are still talking...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was a very unusual way to learn about the history of St. Louis. The walking tour was well conducted and interesting. One can learn a lot about an area from its cemeteries.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time visiting this St. Louis treasure and I was very impressed. So many historical figures buried here. Our guide was Tom and he was very knowledgable. We had a two hour tour with a lot of walking and along the way Tom told us...More

Thank bellyd
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Yes, bring lunch and spend some time taking this cemetery in. There is so much to see here. There are self guided tours that you can get the paper/ map at the cemetery office or you can download an APP that guided you through the...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Just took our first tour, the Sunset Walk, with excellent guide Dan yesterday. Such amazing history; I know we only touched the tip of the iceberg! We will definitely be back and also have become "Friends" of Bellefontaine with a small donation so they can...More

Thank ellenkay
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Enough of the bad jokes. Bellefontaine is like a wild life scantuary in many ways but it where many notable people are buried. Their wealth if reflected in the monuments left behind. Our daughter was married in the chapel there. Go when you aren't in...More

Thank PastorPrime
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Don't know how I've lived in STL for so long and never heard of this place! Great walk (3.14 miles if you follow white line) and great tour (Tom was our guide). I will be back for the walk alone!!

Thank meaghanlc
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

There is SO MUCH history here! WOW! You simply cannot take it all in! Truly amazing place, hallowed ground for sure. IF the grounds could talk, whoa, I cannot imagine!!! The Master Tour Guides do a phenomenal job! So engaged and LOVE what they do!...More

Thank Rita C
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keepingitsimple
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Response from Brenda G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you’re asking...there are special tours, but we just used a pamphlet provided and did a self guided tour.
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