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Mountain View Cemetery

5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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Beautiful, historic cemetery

This cemetery is a pleasure to walk through, and the views are really nice. Many famous... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mc W
One of Oakland's Prettiest Parks

This is a beautiful park as well as a cemetery. Folks come here to rest & picnic. Also some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
+1 510-658-2588
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Mc W
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Duhhg
Reviewed 12 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

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 26 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
Reviewed 29 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 13 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
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