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Mountain View Cemetery

5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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Beautifully Designed

This is a gorgeous cemetery and also works as a city park. People stroll here and even take... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
A unique place to visit.

Our son and daughter in law took us on this journey during our trip. We had our Lyft driver drop us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
monkeytrashman
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a gorgeous cemetery and also works as a city park. People stroll here and even take picnics. Great landscape design, interesting tombs, great views of the Bay.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son and daughter in law took us on this journey during our trip. We had our Lyft driver drop us off right inside. We had a nice walk around and took many photos of the California famous. Lovely place. We later walked in to...More

Thank monkeytrashman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quiet place, of course, but easily accessible and a spot of green in the middle of the city. We come to walk or ride bikes on the weekends. Great seasonal spirit: pumpkin patch, holiday lights, tulips in the summer. My family has a plot...More

Thank Jen V
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 9 January 2018

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 5 January 2018

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 22 December 2017 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 22 December 2017 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
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