Oakland Cemetery

Top 2% of attractions in Atlanta
8 / 10

11 expert reviews

“The cemetery boasts acres gardens as well, making it a great, albeit creepy, place for a picnic. There's even a nearby bar called Six Feet Under.”

– Afar Magazine

Fodor's Fodor's
"Established in 1850 in the Victorian style, Atlanta's oldest cemetery was designed to serve as a public park as well as a burial ground." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Final resting place for notable Atlantans. Gorgeous architecture."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Follow winding paths through ornate mausoleums and sculptures at this eerie Grant Park attraction." Full review
On the Grid On the Grid
"The best place in Atlanta to hang with the dead. Less than a mile from downtown, Oakland Cemetery is the resting place to some of Atlanta’s first citizens and dates back to the 1850s." Full review
Where Where
"The 48-acre Oakland Cemetery is a showplace of sculpture and architecture, a botanical preserve and a quiet retreat." Full review
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