Big fan of Hendrix & even saw him twice. Went with my wife to see his grave site in Renton, Washington. At first I just saw it as a big cold monument, no soul, but when I got closer I saw the thought that went into it. I started reading the quotes and turned to my wife and said "They... 更多
Greenwood Cemetery did a nice job honoring Jimi. It's easy to find and a nice surprise in Renton. MoPOP also has a great exhibit if you want to learn more about him.
Pretty much on the way to Seattle from SEATAC, so if you are debating - just go. Be sure to follow up with a trip to the EMP to see the Hendrix memorial. Got chills checking out this memorial & talking to Jimi Hendrix. It was a great way to kick off our trip to Seattle.
Nice place to visit but no parking close. Long walk from parking lot. Can park next to memorial but it will block others in cemetery. Two block south on Monroe from 4th Ave in Renton Highlands part of Greenwood cemetery grounds. Worth a visit if you are a Hendrix fan.
Right next door to where I was attending a class I found the Jimi Hendrix gravesite memorial. I was nice to have the opportunity to "talk" to the memory of a man who broke with society to explore and advance music. His was a life that broke moulds and inspired aspirations of changing the status quo.
The Jimi Hendrix Grave Site is a beautiful tribute to a talented musician. It's a must for any hardcore fans. It's located in Renton and is not too far from Seattle. It's in the Greenwood Memorial Park and is very easy to find.
The Jimi Hendrix memorial is located in Renton in lovely, peaceful Greenwood Cemetery at 4th and Monroe. The tomb includes plots with Hendrix relatives. In the center of the main tomb is a new sculpture of Hendrix's guitar, added in October 2016. You can drive your car right to the gravesite and spend time reading the engraved information and seeing... 更多
First, I was wowed by the three panels that support the cover. The imagery / artwork is well done. There are iconic images of him playing guitar, some of his writing, all in the marble sides. Each part commemorates him beautifully. On the sides with his image, there were lipstick prints if many fans, kissing his face... And I felt... 更多