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Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Best Cemetery for Miles

Call me strange, but we walk around cemeteries. It's clean (usually), cheap, interesting fare for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MattKY
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Louisville, Kentucky
A Sunday afternoons peacefull respite

Hills and trees , lakes and sunsets . I have always liked to spend time there , whether by myself... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cliffj2
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Louisville, Kentucky
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Call me strange, but we walk around cemeteries. It's clean (usually), cheap, interesting fare for any lazy afternoon or post-breakfast walk. With that said, I've walked through many cemeteries, but always compare them to this one (home-court advantage, I suppose). It's just beautiful, expansive, very...More

Thank MattKY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hills and trees , lakes and sunsets . I have always liked to spend time there , whether by myself or with family . My first wife's grandfather built the walls around this beautiful scene ... Castleman D. Doll

Thank cliffj2
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This cemetery is so big and so beautiful you can spend all day here. We took 1 1/2 hours to drive around and look for the more famous and historic grave sites and statues, but there was still so much more to see! (Side note,...More

Thank Kym_Keil
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Had driven by a thousand times over 35 years. Finally decided to drive through. Staff at gate was very friendly and handed out a map that also showed the location of famous graves. Muhammed Ali is probably the most visited. A large designated area for...More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is an incredible Cemetery, Some headstones are a work of Art, with many professionals and celebrities buried their. An entire day can be spent, in such peaceful surroundings. I recommend it for a day of respect, and would also bring children. I felt so...More

Thank Victoriastravels56
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The place is magical, yes it’s a grave yard, no I’m not a emo kid writing in my diary there. However don’t let the fact it’s a grave yard fool you it’s beautiful. Many people laid to rest there are pretty famous like KFC him...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Gorgeous grounds with a pond and geese and ducks wanting a snack. You dont feel sad here because its so pretty and peaceful.

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Since lots of family is here, there are frequent visits......Have been going here since I was 4 and my grandmother who lived across the street. We would go and feed the ducks, then go to Myra's for grilled cheese and a coke. That was long...More

Thank Kybornandraised
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Stopped at security gate to ask directions to see M. Ali grave and Col. Sanders grave. Very helpful employee gave us a map to both. Took a ride around the entire cemetery. Lovely place.

Thank ronjo81
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We decided to walk around Cave Hill on July 4th weekend. It was peaceful, beautiful, and very interesting. Some of the memorials are artwork really. You can look for the famous burial sites, but it's also just a nice place for a quiet walk with...More

Thank Amber K
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izzy4u
9 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
17 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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Sueknowles
18 January 2015|
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Response from Thombtc | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely worth visiting...the most beautiful cemetery I've ever seen. My nephew is laid to rest there.
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