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Mountain View Cemetery

5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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Must see for tourists and locals

Shocking views of Oakland, San Francisco, and the San Francisco Bay. Exciting geology (search the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
7268
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San Francisco
Visit often to bring flowers to our Families that are bury there

Mountain View Cemetery is always will kept and has beautiful maintain grounds. We visit there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coconut88888
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Honolulu
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
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+1 510-658-2588
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Coconut88888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was the most beautiful cemetery I have ever walked into. It was extremely huge compared to the smaller ones in MS. Every grave was very well kept and on a very orderly way. Definitely a place to visit again!!

Thank Dena G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It's easy to get to, and it's a free park. I must say that today, we found a little congestion of cars parked near the main entrance This is the final resting place for relatives and family friends. So we do come for that purpose...More

Thank EuForia_01
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Even though it's a cemetery, this is a beautiful park, good for solitude and walks. Also good for a simple picnic lunch. Some great Bay views.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I recently discovered that my Grandparents' final resting spot is here at Mt. View. I went to check it out and as amazed at the size and scope of the grounds. If you are an Oakland history buff I am betting this place is a...More

Thank Calboy1972
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted (the same guy who designed Central Park). Many of the early movers and shakers of California are buried there.

Thank Aztxcajazz
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Frederick Law-Olmstead designed many outstanding American parks. But this urban historical gem is right in our "backyard". Reviews of Mountain View Cemetery are all on point. In addition to the outdoor grounds, there are some amazing buildings that you can go inside and appreciate some...More

1  Thank vinotour
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We love walking here because it's (a) totally funky and cool, with sculptures and interesting pathways and gravestones, (b) close to Piedmont shops, and (c) dogs are allowed. There are cars passing through, slowly, so don't go letting your kids and dogs running free, but...More

Thank CindyOak
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