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Bellefontaine Cemetery

4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
+1 314-381-0750
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Spectacularly beautiful cemetery

We were there specifically to pay respects to William Clark. The cemetery is beautiful, and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
herestoadventures
,
Fishers, Indiana
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A priceless bit of history!

I love to roam through cemeteries when I travel. You find so much local history there. I checked... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lisa F
,
Frankfort, Kentucky
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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!
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

We were there specifically to pay respects to William Clark. The cemetery is beautiful, and the route marked with the white line takes you by Mr. Clark's memorial. A lovely place.

Thank herestoadventures
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love to roam through cemeteries when I travel. You find so much local history there. I checked around when I first came to Saint Louis to find out where the largest and/or oldest cemetery was. We arrived at the cemetery on a gorgeous sunny...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I came to see William Clark's grave. I was there just in time for the cemetary guided tour. I had never been on a cemetary tour. Have not been in a cemetary for about 20 years. I was given a map and got in a...More

1  Thank Pat F
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We enjoyed seeing the large tour made available to visitors. Be sure to stop and grab a brochure to follow along. The beauty and historic value of the grave sites were very humbling to see.

1  Thank mmdanks2017
Reviewed 2 July 2017

There is a lot of history here. If you have ancestors who were not Catholic, look to see if they are buried here. It's a beautiful cemetery close to downtown St. Louis

Thank The_Heritage_Lady
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This was one of the most interesting experiences, visiting this incredible cemetery. The history behind the monuments is fascinating. If you stop in the office they have pamphlets with various driving tours you can take, which really helps. The architecture is also incredible.

Thank readytotravel95
Reviewed 19 June 2017

An amazing array of history in one driving tour. If you like history, and you like architecture, this is a stop you need to make. There are some amazing monuments and tombs that really showed how important many of these people were. The only downside...More

Thank Karl K
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Stopped at the building at the entrance and the nice woman at the desk gave me a driving tour guide to the trees and famous people in the cemetery. Very easy to follow and well marked. If you enjoy cemeteries as we do, this is...More

1  Thank tdugp
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My Great, Great, Grandparents are buried there and I wanted to see their last resting place. Bellefontaine is just south of Ferguson, just west of the river and next to some defunct(looks defunct) industrial site. It was a large farm back in the 1800s. It...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had driven through this cemetery our last trip to St Louis but didn’t have a map that time. We decided to head back, get the map and see some of the famous graves. It really is easy to follow the map through the cemetery....More

1  Thank jantalking
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
I went for a special event. I believe there are tours because of its historical presence and famous inhabitants. but you will want to cll first
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