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Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831 as America's first landscaped cemetery. A National Historic Landmark, its renowned landscape inspired the creation of the nation's public parks. Mount Auburn was designated an Important Bird Area by the...more
Beautiful place, one of the original garden cemeteries in the world. Many of the individual monuments are also worth seeing. ... and then there's the view from the tower. My favorite season is the autumn, with the cool dry air and the rustling leaves underfoot....More
We went there not by accident but almost after a disappointing visit of Harvard University. At the visitor center at the entrance of the cemetery we were welcome by a lady who was suprisingly speaking french. She gave us nice indications of what to see....More
beautiful place to grab a walk- long or short. The trees are beautiful and it's very peaceful. Usually not a problem to pull over on their little roads and walk. In the fall the trees are lovely, really any season it's a great place. I...More
Mount Auburn Cemetery is a lovely place to visit. I enjoyed my walk. I used their app to take an introductory walk that introduced me to some of the highlights. I am also a gardener, and I enjoyed checking out the plants and trees, most...More
A visit to this cemetery can be a leisurely picturesque walk, a pilgrimage to graves of revered writers, or a historical hike where many influential Boston Brahmins have been laid to rest. The first rural or “garden” cemetery in the US, its landscaped grounds resemble...More
we had not visited Mount Auburn Cemetery in about twenty years. Last Sunday we went not expecting much in terms of flowers blooming, since it is already late in the season for azaleas and rhododendrons. How wrong we were! The place is magnificent any time...More
Fantastic - I wish we had more time to visit. So much to see and explore. I think I would take an official tour next time to really get into the details.
This cemetery is not just about the interesting history, people, and memorials but...More
Mount Auburn Cemetery was the first non-city cemetery, which is hard to believe today. It is vast and beautiful with lovely lanes for walking and various lakes and gardens. The trees and flowers are breath-taking. It is a favorite place for a long walk in...More
Peaceful, beautiful. Went up the tower for an excellent view of Boston. The azaleas and rhododendrons were blooming and so many flowers I couldn't even name were open. The paths and ponds had wildlife all over them. Beautiful artistic monuments.