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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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324 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This museum was a real surprise. It is small but then that is very fitting to the exhibits within. Set in a delightful park the museum is a real treat. Beautifully crafted Bonsai which are just works of art. At every turn you can see the love and dedication put into each tree. The sheer ages of some of the... More 

Thank MRB01
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
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' ?

Thank Keith M
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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 

3 Thank DPGumby
Greensboro, NC
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82 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 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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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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!

2 Thank Adrian L
Northwich, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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.

2 Thank Sara B
Irvine, California
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

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 

2 Thank Antonio José L
South East England, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

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;)

2 Thank Shraspink
Stock, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
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

Thank BADGEREssex_UK

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