Chapel of the Chimes

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One of the most beautiful and serene places in all of Oakland. There is an actual small chapel space, but you want to check out the columbarium (where the urns are held). I spent hours wandering through every room and hall (this place is expansive!) The sound of peaceful water fountains can be heard in every room and there are whole gardens and trees growing inside. In some corners, nature has found its way inside, with ivy creeping through glass ceilings. There are also beautiful mosaics, stained glass, and sculptures. This place is a must for any one visiting or living in Oakland. Please remember to be respectful, this is a resting place for the deceased.

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