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Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
619 553 2084
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Ranked #4 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
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Southern California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

My husbands grandfather is buried here. We went together today & it was my first time. It's gorgeous, serene, peaceful & the grounds are meticulous. The staff that helped locate his Grandfathers burial site were so kind & helpful. Ft. Rosecrans does our fallen & passed military well. The coastline & breezes & views are incredible. We noticed the headstones... More

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La Jolla, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This is a very emotional time where you realize how many heroes gave their lives for us, it will give you goose bumps. When you see the amazing view it makes you happy they are laid to rest in a beautiful, serene place. After you have given your respect, remember life is short and continue to the lighthouse and tide... More

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Belleville, Illinois
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141 reviews 141 reviews
95 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

At first I elected not to save this in my trip itinerary and came across it on my way to the Cabrillo National Monument and I HAD to stop. It is unlike other military burial areas I have seen before. The way it covers the landscape in perfect alignment makes this memorial unlike others and sticks out in my mind.

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Orihuela, Spain
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We went on Memorial Day with a friend who had relatives who were buried there. It was a very moving experience and well worth the visit.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

My father was intered here recently and the visit was very healing. Over memorial day weekend, it warmed my heart to see so many people there paying their respects. The graves are very well kept, as the soilders of yesterday look over the submarine yards - keeping a watch over some of our warriors of today.

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New York City
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166 reviews 166 reviews
82 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

A must see on the way to Cabrillo Monument. It is a military cemetary set overlooking the water What an amazing resting place. A great place to go and be thankful for the freedom that we all have. I was amazed at how each and every head stone was in alignment. Rows and rows of headstones. An absolutely serene, beautiful,... More

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North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is a beautiful and quiet place that just makes you stop and reflect on the sacrifices of those who gave all. Buried my grandfather here last year and the ceremony was beautiful. Was able to go back this past month and see his tombstone. I can't imagine a better resting place for him. This is definitely a must do... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

While it's difficult to write a review for a cemetery, this beautiful, memorable place took my breath away. My husband and I stumbled upon it by accident on the way to Cabrillo National Monument. It just happened to be Memorial Day and the service was just about to begin. We parked on the military base and took a shuttle to... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

An incredibly beautiful place, quiet and with views that are amazing. The monuments to the Navy and to all those buried there are just a great history lesson.

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elk grove
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

What a view and fantastic drive thru Pt. Loma. Tells the tale of what others have done for us by their sacrifices for our country and families.

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