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Mt. Olivet Cemetery

1101 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37210-3098
+1 615-255-4193
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A magnificent, enormous cemetery with some of the largest, unique, enormous, and expensive... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Andy D

I went inside to get a map of the cemetery, the staff was very helpful. Many of the notable plots... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Kevin M
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1101 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37210-3098
+1 615-255-4193
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

A magnificent, enormous cemetery with some of the largest, unique, enormous, and expensive monuments possible. The cemetery has: sphinxes, Pyramids, Greek and Roman temples, a copy of Napoleon's tomb, the copy of the Caryatid Porch from the Parthenon, Gothic, Egyptian, Art Deco, and just about...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I went inside to get a map of the cemetery, the staff was very helpful. Many of the notable plots are marked. Take a trip back in time.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Mt. Olivet Cemetery is a lovely well maintained Cemetery that provides a very peaceful environment for your loved ones to rest!

Thank Houston N
Reviewed 17 November 2016

There is something about old cemeteries that I find so interesting and this one takes the prize for the most interesting of them all. So many prominent people and Civil War soldiers are buried in the old old cemetery. The monuments and grave markers are...More

Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We drove to this cemetery specifically to just look around. If you are in to cemetaries = this was it. We followed the tour stop signs - you might need to bone up on local history - wish we had known more about the occupants....More

Thank debbief289
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a really interesting cemetary to visit. There are many old crypts that are actually beautiful works of art - pyramids, angels, cannons, and lots of statues. Lots of historical graves from famous Nashvillians and Tennesseans. Beautiful grounds and manicured on terraced hillsides. The...More

Thank tom t
Reviewed 14 July 2016

If you turn right at the main entrance, you will go up the hill along a narrow winding road. We were worried we would run into someone coming the other way! But this cemetery is large and very peaceful. You feel away from the bustle...More

1  Thank foxsocks
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This Cemetery is very well laid out and very pretty. Has a lot of fun of history you can learn in one single day. Brenda the lady who works in the funeral home office is very nice and very helpful. It's very much worth a...More

Thank RobA33
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This cemetery is filled with fascinating history and historical markers. It is a peaceful, lovely place, and the gravemarkers are unique and very interesting. It is a must-visit for those interested in local history!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We were so glad we stopped here while in Nashville! We started by wandering around aimlessly when two of the curators saw us and took us on a private tour. The things we learned really stuck with us, and was a highlight of our trip!...More

Thank 747beckyt
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