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Cemetery of the Dogs (Cimetiere des Chiens)

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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Love for their pets

Off the beaten path, on an island in the Seine, this is a moving place. Dogs, cats, horses are... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
debsteroonie
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orlando fl
Very interesting to see such an unusual place.

Very interesting to see such an unusual place. Allow about an hour or so unless you are really... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
Bigglesw
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East Anglia
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The original Rin Tin Tin, one of the world's most famous and beloved canine celebrities in the 1950s, is buried here.
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4 Pont de Clichy, 92600 Asnieres-sur-Seine, France
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Not being pet people, this did, however, pique interest because of its sheer oddity and eccentricity. I grew up on a farm and by the age of 12 had enough of animals in any shape or form, knowing too what diseases they can transmit. Many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dr Benjamin P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Off the beaten path, on an island in the Seine, this is a moving place. Dogs, cats, horses are honored by their owners. Honor to service dogs. Tomb of RinTinTin. Some of the stones are covered with moss or dust. The could use a simple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank debsteroonie
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I came here to visit, as we love animals of all kinds and thought it was so nice they have this. The statues and tombstones reflected the great love people had for their pets and it was very touching to walk through...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank MariaBCalifornia
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Never visited before a dog cemetery. Lot of FUNNY! real love, passionate messages. Better to go there when it is not raining. Beautiful Seine river on the side.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sandanak
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My family had the giggle fits here for an hour and a half. It is a cemetery and people's loved ones are here so be respectful. We tried not to giggle but we all know that suppressing a giggle makes it worse. We tried to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Gus_Stiver
Reviewed 13 May 2017

What an amazing place. A beautiful tribute to your beloved companions. Over 100 years of lovely eulogies. The grave markers are quite touching. And there is variety, not just dogs. Very peaceful location by the Seine even though you are surrounded by traffic. Take your...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you're in love with cats and dogs, this is a place which shouldn't be missed and can only be seen in Asnières-sur-Seine... After an easy and not too long ride with public transportation from Paris you'll be in a quite incredible and unique place...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank FFlyerCDG
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

LOVED this cemetery! Give yourself lots of time..... so much to discover. If you are an animal lover- this is a must see :)

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Goodandfresh
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Very interesting to see such an unusual place. Allow about an hour or so unless you are really into this sort of attraction.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Bigglesw
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is such a strange, touching, odd, peaceful and unique place. A great site for anyone who has "done" all the main Paris sites and is looking to see something different and to visit another area of the city. Plus, you can visit the graves...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Tracey B
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