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Neptune Society Columbarium

1 Lorraine Ct,. at Anza, Richmond District, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-221-1838
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Beautiful and Serene

I read about the Columbarium before going to San Francisco so we made it a point to go see it. I... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
frendov
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Paradise, Utah
Hidden Gem

Peacefull, beautiful and history laden. Was to be demolished, restored with love. Stunning stained... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Frith J
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Auckland, New Zealand
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An off-the-beaten-track architectural landmark of the Victorian era worth visiting.
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18 Oct 2017
“Beautiful and Serene”
17 Sep 2016
“Hidden Gem”
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1 Lorraine Ct,. at Anza, Richmond District, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I read about the Columbarium before going to San Francisco so we made it a point to go see it. I love history and architecture and this place has plenty of both. It is a beautifully restored building with niches in the walls and pillars...More

Thank frendov
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Peacefull, beautiful and history laden. Was to be demolished, restored with love. Stunning stained glass windows. This was well worth the trip. In a quiet area of San Fran. We were driving and there were a few car parks available. Free entry. We were fortunate...More

Thank Frith J
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Gorgeous building tucked away on a one block street in The Richmond. Worth it to call ahead and reserve a tour (not available on weekends), or you won't be able to see the upper floors. Nowhere near as fantastic as the columbarium in Oakland, but...More

Thank L H
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Having heard about this place on a PBS travelogue, we had to look. This is a classic building filled with niches containing urns of Intersting and famous people. Many niches contained mementos illustrative of interests of the deceased, E.g. martini shaker. We were fortunate to...More

Thank Jeff95747
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The central structure itself captivates the imagination. The design almost defies description. Enter and you're walking into another world, a world of the dead and of memories of those past, forged by their loved ones in remembrance, love and respect. The silence is truly deafening,...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Penny had seen this on a Billy Connolly TV program about death. Visiting a vertical graveyard may not be top of your tourist list but this is a lovely, peaceful place with moving memorials to the people whose ashes are here. Well worth a visit

Thank Mick W
Reviewed 13 November 2014

I’m a tapophile (someone who frequents and appreciates cemeteries), so The Columbarium was an important stop on a recent trip to San Francisco. But you don’t need to like cemeteries to visit this important and unusual place, which holds thousands of people’s cremains in niches,...More

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 5 December 2013

We had seen a Huell Howser California Gold segment on the cemetaries of San Francisco. He said that in the 1920s, the city council in San Francisco wanted to get rid of the cemetaries and move the remains to Colma. So the bodies in the...More

1  Thank Guatemala33
Reviewed 11 September 2013

i have used Neptune service when my uncle passed away, there are very helpful and needful in time and also the parer work was taken care peacefully and without disturbing others which was really stunning, well we all were disturbed the way they handled makes...More

Thank SteveJao
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The Columbarium is only 3 miles down Geary Street from Union Square, but it's a totally different experience. Instead of tourists and street performers, you'll discover a jewel-like building dedicated to honoring loved ones with displays of their urns and treasured possessions. The "residents" represent...More

1  Thank roxieontheroad
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