Historic Oakland Cemetery

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Guided tours traverse cemetery home to 70,000+ monuments, including burial sites for Gone With the Wind writer & 27 Atlanta mayors

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Promotional value expires Jul 25, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Limit 4 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for Halloween Tours. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $10 for a guided walking tour for two (up to a $20 value)
  • $18 for a guided walking tour for four (up to a $40 value)<p>

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Historic Oakland Cemetery

Founded by the city in 1850, Historic Oakland Cemetery is a reflective park with lush greenery and architectural monuments for its 70,000 burial sites. Knowledgeable tour guides share tidbits of Atlanta’s history during tours, paying visits to the gravesite of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind, and Maynard Jackson, Atlanta’s first African American mayor. Architecture in a variety of styles rises across the grounds, including mausoleums with Tiffany Studios stained-glass windows and gigantic bronze urns. The stone-hewn Lion of Atlanta marks the burial ground of 3,000 unknown Confederate soldiers. The hanging bows of oak, magnolia, and dogwood trees shade visitors, surrounded by the colorful, fragrant camellias.

Customer Reviews

We had an amazing guide. Very good experience. One of the best tourist sights in Atlanta
Kristen M. · January 5, 2013
The tour was amazing, very informative. The cemetery is beautiful. It was nice to see how much people care about the cemetery. I took my mom for her birthday and she loved it!
Julia S. · September 12, 2012
Will visit again
Margaret M. · September 12, 2012
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    Grant Park

    248 Oakland Ave. SE

    Atlanta, Georgia 30312


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