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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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248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2292
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+1 404-688-2107
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Take a guided tour. They are low key but full of atlanta history Check your schedule in the summer for tunes in the tombs. Which arelive concerts Or if you are visiting in oct or live in the area. Drop bye the 1st Sunday in...More

Thank socrates1937
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy wandering around a cemetery, and this one is particularly interesting. The graves of some famous Atlantans may be found here, but many of the monuments are interesting in their own right.

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed our meander through the cemetery at Oakland Cemetery. The grounds are well maintained and very peaceful. We saw the grave of Margaret Mitchell and some really impressive and beautiful graves. The monument to the soldiers of the civil war is very beautiful.

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many prominent Atlanta citizens are buried here in this well kept cemetery. If you can take one of the guided tours.

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cemetery started in late 1800s. The grounds are peaceful and beautiful. It was a good historical walk and saw many people riding their bikes around the grounds. Their are places to eat nearby. If you want to see a historical cemetery and have a...More

Thank David Swearengi... S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a cool evening and right before sunset we I entered the gates to explore this lush historical resting place. Beautiful architecture and colorful fragrant flowers at every turn. Secret passageways lead to tombstones old and new, and its quite easy to get lost...More

Thank julesmelrose13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a unique way to spend a few hours in Atlanta, head to Oakland Cemetery. It isn't large but there is a lot to enjoy here. Garden buffs will enjoy native Georgia plants and the chance to see how plots were once...More

Thank kwinspain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the tour to see the graves of Atlanta's celebrities, such as Margaret Mitchell, former mayors, etc. They offer a Halloween "ghost walk, which sells out every year.

Thank branchmargaret
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of intricate and beautiful headstones- Ones you don't see around today - We drove thru and walked around also - Saw 20 or so others walking around - Felt totally safe- It is Near the Botanical Gardens.

Thank trimblemom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so full of history and well kept while allowing a bit of that over grown secret garden feel to it. You can go for a guided tour or pay $5 for a tour map and listen to the history right on your...More

Thank Jennifer T
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Sandals or sneakers?
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.
Amber A
is there parking on site and do you have to pay for it?
12 November 2016|
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Response from kugali | Reviewed this property |
Tons of street parking nearby
is it wheelchair accessible?
22 February 2016|
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Response from OaklandCemeteryATL | Property representative |
Hello. As a historic site, some portions of Oakland Cemetery are not wheelchair accessible due to uneven cobblestones, however much of the cemetery can be traversed in a wheelchair. Additionally, our Visitors Center and... More