Lexington Cemetery, Lexington (must see)
This cemetery is on 170 acres and is home to over 200 tree species, including weeping cherries, magnolias, crab apples, and dogwoods. There are also fields of tulips to enjoy.
This cemetery hosts tours and events that are fun for all visitors. Tours that focus on spring flowers are best enjoyed from the end of March through early May. The grounds are open daily from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., giving you an excellent chance to see everything.
The burial areas include graves that have a variety of headstone types, and you'll see stones that represent all the eras that this cemetery has operated in. There are also mausoleums or tombs, including private burial spaces and the main mausoleum building that also includes a columbarium for cremated remains.
Want to visit this sight? Check out these Self-Guided Walking Tours in Lexington. Alternatively, you can download the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play Store. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
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Walking Tours in Lexington, Kentucky
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles