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Lexington Cemetery

833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
+1 859-255-5522
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Family history is there

My son-in-law's family is buried there. The cemetery is beautiful and we found the grave sites... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cbrayer
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Medina, Ohio
One of the most beautiful places in Lexington in the spring

Most people wouldn’t think of visiting a cemetery, but Lexington Cemetery is spectacular in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne W
,
Lexing
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Established in 1824, this is considered one of America's most beautifully landscaped cemeteries.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“buried here” (25 reviews)
“henry clay” (53 reviews)
“flowering trees” (10 reviews)
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833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
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+1 859-255-5522
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"buried here"
in 25 reviews
"henry clay"
in 53 reviews
"flowering trees"
in 10 reviews
"final resting place"
in 9 reviews
"serene place"
in 5 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 5 reviews
"civil war"
in 13 reviews
"historical figures"
in 3 reviews
"great place to take a walk"
in 3 reviews
"rich in history"
in 3 reviews
"park like setting"
in 4 reviews
"water features"
in 3 reviews
"todd family"
in 8 reviews
"lots of history"
in 5 reviews
"few hours"
in 6 reviews
"mary todd lincoln"
in 8 reviews
"spring and fall"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son-in-law's family is buried there. The cemetery is beautiful and we found the grave sites. There were some Canadian geese there that were bothered by us being there but other than that, the place was very peaceful.

Thank cbrayer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most people wouldn’t think of visiting a cemetery, but Lexington Cemetery is spectacular in the spring. The flowering trees are so beautiful, plus the tulip garden and the ponds make for an amazing drive.

Thank Anne W
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This is the most beautiful cemetery I've ever visited. There are so many different types of trees and flowers planted throughout. This is where we gathered the leaves for my son's "leaf project" when he was young. It proved to be a fun task with...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Yes, this is an active cemetery, but it is ALSO one of the most beautiful places you will find in the entire Bluegrass region. If you are lucky enough to visit in the spring, say around the Keeneland meet in April or Derby week in...More

Thank gcgunn
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We only had 15 minutes or so- and tired legs, so opted for a leisurely drive.around. We plan to return and stroll some and take in the natural beauty and view the many old headstones up close.

1  Thank kaw54realestate
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Lexington Cemetery is a great place to take kids, family, etc. to study history, plants, trees, etc. The leaves in the Fall and blooms in the Spring are breathtaking. Obviously, a very nice place to just meditate.

1  Thank 280bettyr
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Lexington cemetery is filled with beautiful moments that definitely make it worth touring. Various figures from local history are laid to rest here, as well as actor Jim Varney from the Earnest and Toy Story movies. If you're a local I'd recommend multiple trips to...More

1  Thank Brad W
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We love visiting the Cemetery which may sound weird but we love the pond, feeding the ducks and walking around. It’s a perfect place to visit in the spring.

1  Thank ANHPhoto
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

My friends and I enjoyed our drive and walk through the cemetery. It was full of history and amazing tombstones. It took us quite a while to find the National Cemetery part. Once we found it, we spent a lot of time looking around. Beautiful...More

1  Thank kbab1988
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I've heard of people "dying to get in" to cemeteries, but not cars! No joke, as soon as we drove into the arched stone / iron entry way, the power in our car went out! Drove down from Cleveland a few days prior and came...More

1  Thank Laura P
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