October 12, 2015

The Pére Lachaise Cemetery takes up 110 acres in Paris, making it the city's largest cemetery to date. Walking through the aisles, you'll notice a few noteworthy names: Marcel Proust, Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, and Frédéric Chopin, among many others. The video above pulls you past hundreds of gravers in the village of markers in a matter of minutes, focusing in on the many sculptural details marking the cemetery's many patrons. Watch the video above and check out Mathieu Stern's Vimeo profile for more videos.

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.

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