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Mount Carmel Cemetery

1400 S Wolf Rd, Hillside, IL 60162-2105
+1 708-449-8300
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Graveyard for gangsters

Mr. Carmel cemetery is about a mile from where I grew up. I always heard that Al Capone was buried... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
dsjhoward
,
Midlothian, Virginia
via mobile
Beautiful & peaceful place to visit.

Well maintained cemetery with beautiful headstones and tombs. Grounds always manicured. Many well... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Frank C
,
Westchester, Illinois
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1400 S Wolf Rd, Hillside, IL 60162-2105
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+1 708-449-8300
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Mr. Carmel cemetery is about a mile from where I grew up. I always heard that Al Capone was buried there, but never checked it out until now. There are several videos on YouTube that will guide you to his grave, but also other Chicago...More

1  Thank dsjhoward
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Well maintained cemetery with beautiful headstones and tombs. Grounds always manicured. Many well known people are buried here.

1  Thank Frank C
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Visited Mount Carmel Cemetery for genealogy research, and I really enjoyed driving around and seeing the vast number of elaborate mausoleums and headstones here. All the big Chicago gangsters are buried here, too. If you visit, do get out and look around at the mausoleums....More

Thank LHinkle
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This cemetery is a who's who of notorious Chicagoland mobsters and important families that fill the history books.

Thank Bill T
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

A friend who lives in the area suggested we stop by and take a look at this place. The headstones are huge and we found a lot of history in this place. The Al Capone area, bishops and Cardinal area were both very interesting. Worth...More

Thank Steve74017
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Was reading the new Al Capone book and staying nearby on business. Easy access off Roosevelt road. The grave site is located just inside the entrance to the right in section 35.

1  Thank David A
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped in the office to get a grave location for a cousin and the kiosk was off so ventured in the office , a very pleasant young man helped me, gave me location and a map. I went to the gravesite and found only...More

Thank bhbsid
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Located in the Chicago suburb of Hillside, Illinois, 20 miles west of Chicago downtown, this cemetery is the final resting place of several celebrities. - Al Capone, Chicago ganster of the 30's - Section 35, 6th grave tomb; - Julia "Italian Bride" Buccola Pette, whose...More

Thank josephtrannguyen
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I wasn't aware Cemeteries were on Tripadvisor's list of places to visit until it popped up after I reviewed a nearby restaurant. Despite the fact that my wife has family members buried here and whenever we are in Chicago we make it a point to...More

1  Thank John A
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Cemetary with clean areas and well kept grass. Staff very helpful and answered all my questions. Just wish, they would not take off decorations so soon.

Thank Carlene R
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