LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Nearly three weeks ago the world said goodbye to Muhammad Ali.
On the day he was laid to rest, crowds of people gathered at his boyhood home. People lined the streets of Louisville for his funeral procession, the memorial service at the KFC Yum! Center was packed, and then there was a gathering outside Cave Hill Cemetery.
Since June 10, hundreds of people continue to come to the cemetery each day to visit Ali's gravesite.
"He was a great man," said visitor Bob Potts.
In the middle of the afternoon on Wednesday, car after car pulled up.
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"We've been waiting for the crowds to die down," said New Albany resident Patty Blanckaert.
Peter and Anne McCrae are visiting Louisville from Ontario, Canada.
"It's a beautiful cemetery it's absolutely amazing," said Anne McCrae. "This is a lovely spot on the hill. You can hear the water rippling."
"I think it's a great place to lay in rest," said Texas resident Kelly Tillman.
Tillman was in town on business from Texas and wanted to stop by.
"It was a nice day beautiful day so, I thought I would come by and see if I could find his gravesite," Tillman said.