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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2292
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"visitor center"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As strange as it sounds I attended a wedding here. You wouldn’t have known you were in a cemetery unless you looked yo your left or right because the ceremony was held in a location that was full of flowers. While walking out I noticed...More

Thank Norman S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic Oakland Cemetery is a "must see" for anyone visiting the Atlanta area; nearly every aspect of Atlanta's history, from civil war to civil rights and Jewish history to African American history is represented there. Even if history is not one's forte, the beautiful monuments...More

Thank Eb D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the Oakland Cemetery. The cemetery is kept very nice, has a visitor's center, and tons of beautiful flowers growing throughout. It also has a variety of graves and even some famous people are buried here. One of my favorite (and free) places to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You need several hours to wander through this Victorian park like cemetery. The Iris were in bloom and signs proudly let you know what flower is in bloom. The mausoleums are master works of Victorian crypts. Margaret Mitchell is buried there as well as 16...More

Thank KGodinez
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had an hour to spend here but that was enough to make us want to come back for a longer stay. We were able to see Bobby Jones' grave, Margaret Mitchell's, Maynard Jackson's, the CSA soldiers area and a brief visit to the...More

Thank Gary O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my first time visiting the cemetery and I must say I was a little bit nervous. Tourist and the Dead don't exactly mix, but this place is so well kept and welcoming. The flowers were marvelous and the headstones were awe-inspiring! I would...More

Thank Pickyparty
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Beautiful Historic cemetery with diverse population (albeit all dead). Took a general tour which started closer to 10:30 then 10 and lasted almost 2 hrs. The cemetery was bursting with blossoms and the grounds were being carefully tended by volunteers.

Thank HLandP
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Many stories and a few famous people buried here including Margaret Mitchell. It’s now a city park so many people visit it. There is an ap you can download to give you a,guided tour. It’s not open at night.

Thank Rowan F
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

My wife and I did the Halloween tour that is offered in October and it was great. The best part is that they have BEER!!

Thank Elliot M
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I have been here half dozen times now. Special events and just day tripping. Still haven't seen the entire thing. Full of history and beauty and secrets and stories. Don't walk, run!

Thank trtroutman
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cjw1981
25 July 2017|
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Response from socrates1937 | Reviewed this property |
Yes especially during the summer when the light is still good until almost 9
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Michelle S
11 July 2017|
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Response from lawabider | Reviewed this property |
It didn't cost to get in but the tour did the tour it self was very inexpensive
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kmascaro
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.
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