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Santa Barbara Cemetery

901 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2828
+1 805-969-3231
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Beautiful, but breaks my heart

I visit friends who died way too young. This is a beautiful site, nd if you want views and quiet... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
CarpBooksFan
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Carpinteria, California
A cemetery that overlooks the ocean, mountains and harbour

This is not your usual cemetery. The grounds are located within the city overlooking the ocean and... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
BlakievanHemert
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Santa Barbara, California
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901 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2828
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I visit friends who died way too young. This is a beautiful site, nd if you want views and quiet, a fine visit. It is also a solemn, sad place for honoring those who have passed, especially those who were so you g. It is...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is not your usual cemetery. The grounds are located within the city overlooking the ocean and beaches below. It`s a tranquil and pretty place albeit one where many are buried.

1  Thank BlakievanHemert
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here while we were biking to Montecito. Beautiful grounds, a mixture of garden memorials and headstones with a few mausoleums to boot. It's a big space to walk around as we were not allowed to ride our bike. Prime Real Estate alright.

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I was on a mission to find my great grandfathers grave and his father's also. Went into the office,The gentleman there looked up all my information and took the time to take us out to where he was buried. Very nice and helpful people. Thank...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

The SB Cemetery is the a beautiful resting place for loved ones. The bluffs are one side mountains on the other. It is a gorgeous place just to wander around and look at headstones. both my parents are buried here.

Thank Nancy D
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Set atop the bluffs of Santa Barbara's waterfront Santa Barbara Cemetery is beautifully serene. They do offer services if you are in need of that, but if you just want to visit then you'll be glad you did. I like to look for names of...More

Thank Dan F
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is a wonderful old cemetery that is still in full operation. It is very unique as cemeteries go, with its magnificent location perched atop a seaside cliff in Montecito overlooking the ocean, mountains and city, as well as its unusual architectural features, including one...More

1  Thank cmkr1969
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were staying at Fess Parker Doubletree and I'd read that he was buried at this cemetery, so we drove up to find his grave. The cemetery has sweeping views of the water and the mountains, as one of the highest points in the city....More

1  Thank alibarbaraMilwaukee
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Gracious, serene, old-fashioned luxury graveyard, mausoleums and urn rooms. OK, not everyone appreciates graveyards, but this one has class. Above ground private mausoleums with the family names Firestone, Duryea, Halliburton and the like, hint of a time when Santa Barbara was a favorite destination for...More

1  Thank IdeasAndOpinions
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

The views from the Santa Barbara Cemetery are fabulous. The ground keeper was very helpful as I am an old movie buff and wanted to see where Ronald Coleman was buried. Fess Parker is buried there as well. May sound morbid, but I find the...More

1  Thank mtnandbeachgirl
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Kevin W
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Response from mtnandbeachgirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes...I asked the grounds keeper where Ronald Coleman's grave was and he was very helpful.
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