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Lake View Cemetery

Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
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Address: 1554 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112
Phone Number: +1 206-322-1582
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The most famous residents of this cemetery are Bruce Lee and his son...

The most famous residents of this cemetery are Bruce Lee and his son Brandon Lee.

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Beautiful View and Lots of Dead Seattle-ites...and Bruce Lee!

My late grandmother and stepfather are both buried here, so I have an attachment to the place. The view is lovely, and the old families that founded Seattle are all heavily... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 July 2016
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Shoreline
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

My late grandmother and stepfather are both buried here, so I have an attachment to the place. The view is lovely, and the old families that founded Seattle are all heavily represented. You'll also find Bruce and Brandon Lee. Be sure to take them some flowers. Easy walking distance to Volunteer Park and Capital Hill.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

It is very beautiful here with all the flowers, the stoned paths and large trees planted here and there. As expected of a cemetery, it is very peaceful and quiet, which adds to its beauty. Also right outside the entrance across the street is a wonderful circular resting area with a shaded bench and a spectacular view of the city.

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Probably more than 90% of those visiting Lake View Cemetery (excluding family mourners) come with the objective of visiting the graves of Kung Fu movie superstar Bruce Lee and his son, Brandon. But if that is all they see they are missing a lot. Although the mature trees now obscure some of the reasons the cemetery was originally given this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

The main reason people come here is for the graves of Bruce & Brandon Lee. Take the no 10 bus from the downtown (it departs from Pine Street) to Capitol Hill - the cemetery is at the last stop. There's an office nearby where you can pick up a free map to help you find the Lee graves. They're actually... More 

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Hanover, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Beautiful resting place for awesome men. Two awesome legends side by side. Definitely worth seeing. 🙏 ....,,,,...................

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

Beautiful is the best way to describe this experience. If you are a martial arts buff and ever watched a Bruce Lee movie, you should definitely visit this place!

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

We went on a June weekday. The weather was excellent. There were a few other people there, but hardly any compared to what I expected. The site is peaceful and quiet considering how close it is to live civilization. Bring a map to the Lee's plot if that is what you are looking for, as it is possible there will... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Named for its view of Lake Washington, this well-kept cemetery features grave sites of famous Seattle pioneers, such as Denny, Mercer and Maynard. Those unfamiliar with Seattle's history have likely encountered the names, because they are attached to streets in the city. Princess Angeline, the daughter of Chief Sealth, Seattle's namesake, is also buried here as are martial arts star... More 

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Surrey, B.C.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

i admit the only reason I went was to see Bruce & Brandon Lee's plots..it was nice that I did find it and took pictures, very nice. There were pennies and someone even placed a $5.00 bill there, not sure the significance of it though...beautiful headstones, nice memorial.

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Foster City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

I visited this cemetery to see the legend: Bruce Lee (and his son's) grave. It's easy to find. It's at the far end, on the top of the hill (just look straight ahead after the entrance). Just look for the dozen or so cars and people because nobody else gets the attention he does (seriously, it's easy). You can drive... More 

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