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Lake View Cemetery

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Always beautiful

Lake View is always in mint condition. Unfortunately the McKinley Memorial is under construction so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mvacca
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Indianapolis, Indiana
What a surprise

I actually really enjoyed my visit here. Go into the main bldg and pay the $5 for a very helpful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ddallas1969
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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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As a tourist destination, The Lake View Cemetery offers a variety of walking, bus, and self-guided tours. Among the tour topics are geology, architecture, horticulture, nature, animals, and history. In addition, there are picnic sites and hiking...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4393
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lake View is always in mint condition. Unfortunately the McKinley Memorial is under construction so access is limited but still worth going.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mvacca
Reviewed 6 days ago

I actually really enjoyed my visit here. Go into the main bldg and pay the $5 for a very helpful booklet of the cemetery and who is buried there. There is a docent in the Wade Chapel (Jim) that was amazing! I learned so many...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best cemetery ever seen in beautiful setting. Craftsmanship of stonemasons originally from Italy makes it memorable.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank champ4275
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wade chapel and Garfield's monument are beautiful. In the summer look for Lolly trolley tours and free music. Great place for walking.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank louise Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Cleveland's gems. It's so much more than just a cemetery as it is the site of Garfield's Monument and the Wade Chapel. Also spectacular landscaping, lakes. Some of my family is buried here, so I've been often. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unusual destination to be sure but well worth it. Garfield has a giant tomb here and Wade has Tiffany glass. Beautiful grounds too and tours.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Colin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went because of the history. We did not want to be disrespectful and it was interesting. Historical area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so pleased that we took time to visit this histoirc cemetery. We saw the mammoth resting place of President Garfield and the monuments to John D. Rockefeller, pioneering disc jockey Alan Freed and lawman Eliot Ness. Visitors should also see the majestic Wade...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 1101Traveler
Reviewed August 8, 2019

From 1880 to 1910 during that 30 year. 50% of the millionaires in the United States lived in Cleveland Ohio the richest man in the world Rockefeller had an oil refinery on the Cuyahoga River Carnegie the steel man was here and many people who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TaxiTommy65
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

This is one of Cleveland's finest hidden gems. The statuary and monuments are beautiful, you can feel the love, admiration and grief that triggered these wonderful memorials. Wade chapel is outstanding. I could sit there for hours. A place of everlasting peace.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Eileen J W
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Katie C
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Tennessee_Nomads | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to enter. Drive at your leisure, stop where you want to. Don't pull off the road into the grass. Just park in the road security told me they prefer that. Stop by the office and they will give you a map of... More
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Vicki H
April 23, 2018|
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Response from 195robert | Reviewed this property |
Good idea to make a reservation in advance.
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April 6, 2018|
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Response from teresareker | Reviewed this property |
They have an administrative building who will help you locate and provide a map
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