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Bellefontaine Cemetery

4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
+1 314-381-0750
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Cemetery Tour in October

This was a very unusual way to learn about the history of St. Louis. The walking tour was well... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Karen S
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Anchorage, Alaska
A oasis in the city - so much history

First time visiting this St. Louis treasure and I was very impressed. So many historical figures... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
bellyd
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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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 3 November 2016

This was a very unusual way to learn about the history of St. Louis. The walking tour was well conducted and interesting. One can learn a lot about an area from its cemeteries.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time visiting this St. Louis treasure and I was very impressed. So many historical figures buried here. Our guide was Tom and he was very knowledgable. We had a two hour tour with a lot of walking and along the way Tom told us...More

Thank bellyd
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Yes, bring lunch and spend some time taking this cemetery in. There is so much to see here. There are self guided tours that you can get the paper/ map at the cemetery office or you can download an APP that guided you through the...More

Thank lifesavr65
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just took our first tour, the Sunset Walk, with excellent guide Dan yesterday. Such amazing history; I know we only touched the tip of the iceberg! We will definitely be back and also have become "Friends" of Bellefontaine with a small donation so they can...More

Thank ellenkay
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Enough of the bad jokes. Bellefontaine is like a wild life scantuary in many ways but it where many notable people are buried. Their wealth if reflected in the monuments left behind. Our daughter was married in the chapel there. Go when you aren't in...More

Thank PastorPrime
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Don't know how I've lived in STL for so long and never heard of this place! Great walk (3.14 miles if you follow white line) and great tour (Tom was our guide). I will be back for the walk alone!!

Thank meaghanlc
Reviewed 18 September 2016

There is SO MUCH history here! WOW! You simply cannot take it all in! Truly amazing place, hallowed ground for sure. IF the grounds could talk, whoa, I cannot imagine!!! The Master Tour Guides do a phenomenal job! So engaged and LOVE what they do!...More

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like wandering through old graveyards, this one can keep you occupied for many hours. Stop in at the front gate to get maps of important sites, or download the app!

Thank Keepclimbing57
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a lovely, historical cemetery. Informative tours are given. It is also a beautiful arboretum! Contains grave sites of prominent Missourians and interesting structures..

Thank zenser
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is one of the most interesting cemeteries in St. Louis. It has graves which are very old and beautiful gargoyles and mausoleums and there is so much history to see. I'm not sure if it's just me who find grave yards interesting but this...More

Thank Jilbere H
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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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