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Mountain View Cemetery

5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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incredible urban walk!

Beautiful cemetery, gorgeous views of San Francisco, down the peninsula, up to the golden gate and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lewisburg, West Virginia
via mobile
More than a cemetary. Mountain View is a landmark

Great place for a walk or a special event in one the many buildings. This is one of the few... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
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5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Mc W
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a beautiful park as well as a cemetery. Folks come here to rest & picnic. Also some important people are buried here. Beautiful views of the Bay Area.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 July 2017

One of the most beautiful and scenic walking locations in the East Bay! Park inside the gates along any one of the winding roads that lead up the hills through the cemetery at the top of Piedmont Avenue in Oakland. There are so many different...More

1  Thank Duhhg
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Shocking views of Oakland, San Francisco, and the San Francisco Bay. Exciting geology (search the internet for details). Fantastic open space to lay on a blanket, have a picnic, or just walk. Bring a bike for a challenging uphill ride. And the cemetery is beautiful...More

1  Thank 7,268
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Mountain View Cemetery is always will kept and has beautiful maintain grounds. We visit there often to visit families members.

Thank Coconut88888
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Mountain View Cemetery is worth a visit. Before driving through the iron gates, stop at the office. It's located in a building right next to the cemetery entrance. You are free to wander about the many floors and rooms. There, you will enjoy the many...More

1  Thank Laura H
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