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Oakland Cemetery

248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2292
+1 404-688-2107
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Step back in time in Atlanta's most tangible link to the past, Oakland Cemetery. This historical park is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, golfing legend Bobby Jones, and "Gone With the Wind" author Margaret Mitchell.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2292
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+1 404-688-2107
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group of 8 people did a private tour at 6 p.m. with John as our tour guide (he was awesome!). The minimum required for a private tour is 6 people. The tour takes at least 1 1/2 hours but John would have stayed with...More

Thank spaintravelerAtlanta
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not much for cemetery tourism, but this place has a great vibe. I spent a couple lovely hours strolling up and down. Found some lovely grave stones -- Margaret Mitchell's included -- and just generally enjoyed the trees and quiet. I recommend eating across...More

Thank MeggyFin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the Cemetery as part of a Segway tour. The history is interesting and to find out that people actually have weddings here was a little eerie. Very pretty, well maintained, nice place to take a walk or have a afternoon lunch. Nice view of...More

Thank devaughn1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The property is well preserved. Very memorable of those passed and respecting the after life. Walking down the aisles i couldnt feel like i wad in a movie. Its a free visit. They have an app too for when you go to being your own...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cultural icon within the Atlanta area and one that I would recommend for those visiting the city.

Thank DrJohnATL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the oldest cemetery in Atlanta dating back to the 1800's. We didn't get to see a lot of the place due to rain but it's amazing all the history and famous people that are buried here. The monuments and tombstones each tell a...More

Thank CarySargent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oakland cemetery is located right in the middle of Midtown, offering peep into a very different aspect of the city. Beautiful architecture with some interesting stories behind them - would strongly recommend taking the walking tour if you're going. Watch out for the weather though:...More

1  Thank Ritika181
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to visit Margaret Mitchell's grave. Loved the cemetery. Love all the ornate tombstones. Great for a quick visit or just walk around and check it out. Parking is close so easy to get here.

1  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a trip for the cultural significance. I found it very interesting. You can pick up a book with a list of all the people buried here, and it's really quite fascinating. There are several famous people buried here, and some of the graves are...More

Thank sbkouns
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We love visiting cemetries not because its cool but these places have a certain calm and solemnity to themselves and Oakland is no exception. There are a lot of interesting people buried here who you can pay homage to. The place has great architecture and...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
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25 July 2017|
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Response from socrates1937 | Reviewed this property |
Yes especially during the summer when the light is still good until almost 9
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11 July 2017|
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Response from lawabider | Reviewed this property |
It didn't cost to get in but the tour did the tour it self was very inexpensive
11 April 2017|
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Response from Boystowtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I actually found the grounds to be very uneven so I recommend sneakers, but if you stay on just the paved areas, then sandals.