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Mountain View Cemetery

5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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Want a quiet, safe place to ride your bike, or just to stroll? Now, do not laugh, but this is it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Oakland, California
A place to gather your thoughts and thanks

Yes, it does seem strange to write about a cemetery, but this one is so different. Heard about this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael W
Hercules, California
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Want a quiet, safe place to ride your bike, or just to stroll? Now, do not laugh, but this is it. Although less beautiful than in 30-40 years ago, it is still a calm peaceful place to visit.

Thank jo9bloe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it does seem strange to write about a cemetery, but this one is so different. Heard about this through the folks at Visit Oakland, and I will certainly be back to reflect and explore more. This place is so popular that when you enter...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally well kept. It was nice to drive and walk through this 200+ acre cemetery to see the creativity in the structures, the inscriptions, historical relevance (like the plots with babies that died from polio). This was a first where I consciously toured a cemetery,...More

Thank Shamiracle D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my all time favorite secret spot to have coffee from Gaylord’s (yummy) and then head to millionaires row to chill. I sometimes just enjoy the killer view, take a walk, read, write and/or have picnics. It’s the best hidden gem of the area...More

Thank Charmagne72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know it sounds weird to review a cemetery, but this is an unusual and lovely place. It is large and hilly with beautiful views from the upper parts. Of course it is not so we’ll know as Pere Lachaise in Paris, which I would...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cemetery, gorgeous views of San Francisco, down the peninsula, up to the golden gate and the mountains of Marin!

Thank dedhammainetraveler
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Great place for a walk or a special event in one the many buildings. This is one of the few cemeteries that can boast constant weddings. Fun place to just hang out or walk you dog.

Thank rjalterman1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Many interesting monuments. Great for a walk if you like cemeteries. Street parking and not much of it. Good landscaping, Hilly

Thank Rayal50
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good place to look at historic monuments and purchase a burial plot or niche. Great spring displays of tulips

Thank JocelynW32810
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This cemetery is a pleasure to walk through, and the views are really nice. Many famous Californians are buried here, and there are very elaborate crypts on "Millionaires Row". If I lived in the area, I would walk there often. The beauty of nature and...More

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