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Address: Avenida del Doctor Maiz Vinals, s/n | Parque Arroyo de la Represa, 29600, Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: 34-95-2862926
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A surprise in the Sun

The bonsai museum is located in the park to the north of the Old town. We asked the hotel, but they did not know of its existence. Well worth a visit. At 4 euros each, you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

A bit og a disappointment; its a lovely location and the building is brilliants but... OK the trees are amazing but the presentation leaves a lot to be desired. Not sure how you show 400 year old mini tress off to be 'exciting' ?

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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The bonsai museum is located in the park to the north of the Old town. We asked the hotel, but they did not know of its existence. Well worth a visit. At 4 euros each, you are contributing to its maintenance. All the tress were well displayed and cared for. We did not expect to find a Bonsai Museum here,... More 

Thank DPGumby
Greensboro, NC
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77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Cute place, not very large with a small number of bonsais. The visit doesn´t take long, less than an hour, if you are in the neighborhood, it´s worth a visit, but I´m not sure I´d drive there to visit.

1 Thank Emmagoestothebeach
Bordeaux, France
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Charming little museum. Japanese style. Calm atmosphere. Really old bonsai specimens. Admire the skill and care taken over decades. Informative displays. Turtles in the water features!

1 Thank Adrian L
Northwich, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you like bonsai this isthe place, lots of amazing bonsai set in a small museum. Water feature in the centre of the main room with bonsai growing on the rocks gives the place a peaceful quality in keeping with Japanese tradition . Bonsai from 40 years to 500 years old.

1 Thank Sara B
Irvine, California
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Who would have thought that there was a terrific bonsai museum in Marbella? It was wonderful - peaceful and open! We were there during a 'festa' that had other museums closed. We love bonsai so this was a real treat. It is very easy to find

Thank Food-Art-Lover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I can't describe with only words such a beautiful collection. I have been a bonsai lover for a few years and have attended bonsai shows in different places, but none as good as this small and cosy place. More than 250 trees from different species showing good examples of classical and modern styles accompanied as well by local Mediterranean species.... More 

Thank Antonio José L
South East England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Obviously you have to have some interest in Bonsai trees to go. They intrigue me so we took a visit there. A lovely collection of Bonsai's that are set in a nice walk through. Enjoyable and would go again. Staff were very helpful too in our somewhat broken English/Spanish conversation kind of handwaving mime thing we had going on;)

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Stock, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stumbled on this Bonsai museum/attraction by chance in a quiet park near the Old Town. Worth a visit to see quite a large collection of bonsai trees - some are hundreds of years old. Plus a pond with lots of terrapins

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Happened upon it while walking in down pour. Couldnt really appreciate it due to rain though it was beautiful in spite of outburst

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