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Preservation Park

1233 Preservation Park Way, (between 12th and 13th Streets), Oakland, CA 94612
510 874 7580
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Ranked #28 of 53 attractions in Oakland
Description: Location of 16 restored early Oakland Victorian homes.
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a place to unwind and just lay on the grass next to the lake. There were Frisbees flying everywhere!

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Kent, Ohio USA.
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We just had our daughters wedding here (Steampunk theme), and we couldn't have found a better place anywhere! The setting is a group of Victorian era homes centered around a delightful fountain. With everyone dressed in Victorian top hats and period costumes, it looked like the set of a movie. The weather was fantastic and the ceremony was outside on... More

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Oakland, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
62 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

if you love architecture and a peaceful place to walk go check out preservation park...

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Moraga, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

This is not a place to see if you are in NorCal for vacations. It's just a small complex of 20 or so well preserved victorian houses. It's a small oasis inside the city but it's really nothing as a tourist attraction. It can be seen in ten minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2002

Preservation Park is a beautiful setting for a meeting. There were 45 attendees for our meeting which was held in Nile Hall. The grounds are pretty - it's a Victorian era block of buildings that were moved to the site and arranged just so with nice landscaping and a central fountain. The meeting coordinator at Pres. Park, Barbara, was fabulous... More

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