History and tour of the district Pere Lachaise in Paris
The district of Père Lachaise is in the 20th arrondissement of Paris city. This is the 79th administrative district of the French capital. There were around 42,000 inhabitants in 2005. It is served by lines 2 and 3 of the Paris metro. It covers an area of 1,599 square kilometers.
The district of Père Lachaise has the largest cemetery in the city with the Parisian area of 43.93 hectares. Père Lachaise is one of the most famous cemeteries in the world. It has about 1 million people and 69,000 buried tombs. It is commissioned in 1804 and classified as a historical monument. There is also a large number of monuments such as the memorial of Bartholomew, the monument to the soldiers who died during the siege of Paris between 1870 and 1871 and the monument to the victims of June 1848.
Many famous people are buried in this cemetery. A chapel stands at the place where the remains of Pere Lachaise. The famous movie "The place Bellevilloise" also lies in this area. This is an exhibition, concert and meeting. This is a place rich in history, founded in 1877. Initially, it was a consumer co-operative working. She became a social and cultural center. Construction of the house of the people was made between 1908 and 1910 by architect Emmanuel chain. the Tenon Hospital is located in this district.
Transfer to the district of Père-Lachaise in Paris
The district of Père Lachaise is a distance of 20.5 km from Orly Airport, 24.3 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 93.1 km from the airport of Beauvais.