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Mountain View Cemetery

5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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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 4 weeks ago
rjalterman1
Mountain view cemetery

Many interesting monuments. Great for a walk if you like cemeteries. Street parking and not much of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rayal50
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Sonora, California
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 15 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 13 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 11 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 25 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
Reviewed 10 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
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