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Dinosaurs of Spanish Town

Hwy 92, Half Moon Bay, CA
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Ranked #19 of 22 Attractions in Half Moon Bay
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

When driving down highway 92 to Half Moon Bay, one wonders have he dinosaurs taken over the coast? You see the Dinosaurs in their garden area, looking at you, deciding what their next step will be. Your kids will wonder how high are they? Yes, its worth stopping for a bit to take some pictures of these interesting metal dinosaurs... More

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The absolute best (and largest) assortment of outdoor garden art, fountains, spheres and plant containers ever. If the gigantic metal dinosaurs, Buddhas, and giraffes didn't get your attention from the roadway you might need to get your glasses checked!

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Spanishtown is a collection of small shops on Highway 92 just outside Half Moon Bay. They have a HUGE selection of backyard accoutrements—fountains, sprays, sculptures, benches, vases, stoves, urns, antique doors, etc. If this is what you are looking for and live in the San Francisco Bay Area, go there first!

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Fremont, California
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22 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The dinosaurs still attract you but what used to be a nice little area with several small shops now only has a couple of small shops and a large area with fountains, statues ect. for your yard. I really miss the old Spanish Town as some of my cooler "finds" were purchased there. I never used to pass it by.... More

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Salinas, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

It was interesting to see these giants. There were lots of them. We weren't sure if it was a local artist who built them or if they came from Mexico.

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Sunnyvale, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

What a unique place. Will have to go back when I have space in my car and more $$$ in my pocket as some of the fountains are wonderful.

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Livermore, California
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

If you're going to Half Moon Bay, this is a nice little place to stop by for a quick photo op. My boys love dinosaurs so they took pictures, ran around for a while but then there was nothing else To do. Nice little 15 minute stop before heading out to where we were really going to spend our day.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

great for photos - where else can you see this many dinosaurs?

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Alameda, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

The fantastic iron sculptures catch your eyes, and there is the most amazing "wooly" mammoth but once you go into the shop area it is a bit of a disappoint. If I had kids with me, I would have wondered were are the small toy dinosaurs ?

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San Francisco, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Maybe I was expecting too much but the word "town" meant something bigger than a big farm house with multiple shops to me but this was exactly what it was. I'm not much of a knick knack shopper but if others are, they should drop by. There are shops with lamps,souvenirs, and of course lots of fountains and garden/yard theme... More

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