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I found the Grotto when I looked for my "typical Mom" one-off the beaten path sights to see for our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
antonette w
Appleton, Wisconsin
Awed and Odd at the same time!

Beautiful setting. Worth a quick stop, even though it's in a cemetery. Beware: We saw snakeskin... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Falls Church, Virginia
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The Crystal Shrine Grotto is located in the center of Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis, Tennessee. It serves as the beating heart of the park and reminds those who visit that death is not the end. Those who enter the confines of the 60 foot deep...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I found the Grotto when I looked for my "typical Mom" one-off the beaten path sights to see for our family vacation to Memphis. The Grotto was one of them, and I had it printed out as something to do if we had time. After...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful setting. Worth a quick stop, even though it's in a cemetery. Beware: We saw snakeskin floating in the pond!

Thank cgray79
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was dragged her by my wife but really enjoyed the Grotto. If you have never seen it, make sure to take a few minutes to stop and check this out.

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling with my senior mom, whom gets around with the aid of a walker. I called to let them know and a truly wonderful gentleman met us with a golf cart and helped me get her around to look at the beautiful Crystal...More

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Jennifer R, Manager at Crystal Shrine Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad we were able to accommodate you and your mother to give you both a chance to see the beauty of the Crystal Shrine Grotto that was built inside Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery in the 1930s by Mexican artist Dionicio...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is cool. Literally. In the middle of a cemetery. Kids even enjoyed the art of this place. Definately something to check out. Only takes a few minutes, but worth the stop. This was my second time. Had to show other guests with me.

Thank Nvrenuf29
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped on our way out of Memphis headed to Nashville. It is in the middle of a cemetery but there is plenty of parking on the street. There were other local people there when we got there. The stations of the Cross are created...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 13 year old son to this Grotto and we all found it bizarre, but fun. It's really pretty and unexpected. We checked out the guest book and couldn't believe the number of people who had visited the same day. We did come...More

Thank 262Familyof4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place. Honestly, I've never seen anywhere like it. Peaceful (because it is in a cemetery). Small, so it doesn't take much time to see it all.

Thank champm0m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are able, you must stop! This was beautiful - even my teenage boys thought it was awesome. The fountain, koi pond, then the grotto off to the left lined with crystals and different types of religious works (paintings, sculptures, carvings...). I Loved it!...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to start by saying that even though this is a cemetery the groundskeeping here is immaculate. It is a beautiful and serene setting for this amazing work of art called the Crystal Shrine grotto. It is a man-made cave that is lined inside...More

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Kevin C
1 July 2018|
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Response from FamilyDad22 | Reviewed this property |
I agree. Difficult and probably inappropriate.
Marina F
3 June 2018|
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Response from phoenbix2b | Reviewed this property |
the actual grounds are driveable, you can stop right outside the shrine
29 April 2018|
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Response from Jennifer R | Property representative |
The tour is a great way to get more information on the Grotto, but you are welcome any time -- no tour required.