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Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden

1200 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA
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Ranked #7 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Type: Gardens
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san francisco, ca
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Well cared for gardens traverse multiple levels. Many places to sit and relax. Such a beautiful place to sit and meditate or leisurely walk around and let your spirit drink in the sweet sights and sounds and smells of nature. So close yet you will feel worlds away from city life.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Whether you're partial to roses or not, you can't beat the views from the Berkeley Rose Garden. It's the perfect place in the city for catching the sunset with spectacular views of the Bay including the Golden Gate Bridge. Of course, in season, the roses are breathtaking. But it's also a good starting point for a walk up Euclid St.... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Designed as a tiered amphitheatre and commanding a view of the Bay, in spring the Rose Garden is gorgeous. Roses of many many many varieties and colors fill the eye and nose with a profusion of color and fragrance. The Garden is so beautiful that it has become a place where newly married couples come to have their official photos... More

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Buffalo, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This lovely rose garden is in an unusual, very beautiful setting. It's located in a large, natural bowl. The bowl has been terraced, so there are about eight levels of plantings. The gardens are spotlessly clean, the roses are well-labeled, and there are many benches. The only drawback is that the paths are uneven, and it's a deep, deep bowl.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

This is well worth the climb it took to get there. The best view in Berkeley. The roses are unique and beautiful. .. nice spot to take a date or have lunch.

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california
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

the garden is wonderful and very serene. its small so it's not worth a special trip. well worth a stop if out for a hike in the very appealing neighborhood.

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san francisco
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

It's not extremely well laid out, and it's just roses and roses, but still it's a lovely place to take in the views and stop and smell the roses.

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Otavalo, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This year we got to the garden when the roses were pretty much on the wane, but it is always enjoyable to stroll around the garden. I love the varieties of roses they feature and the way they are displayed in a large amphitheater sort of arrangement with a view of the bay from the top.

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Kew Gardens, New York
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59 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The rose garden is beautiful and there are lovely views across the bay. The amphitheater style is interesting and works well for exhibiting the roses. The garden needs some upkeep. While the plants are clearly well cared for, overall the garden could use some updating and the hard surfaces some general repairs. Some areas have more weeds than flowers. The... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This lovely Municipal Park is a delight for all ages. My six month granddaughter just had a giggle of a time on her first trip to the Rose Garden. We are visiting from Pennsylvania and have made the trip to the Rose Garden several times. I've enjoyed the layout of this garden year round, with the walking paths, terraces, and... More

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