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Address: 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Phone Number: (310) 544-1948
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Very Nice Gardens, Lots to See

We went here on a Friday afternoon on the way home from San Diego. The staff was very friendly and we were guided into a beautiful garden. We had a little trouble finding our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
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Los Angeles
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308 reviews 308 reviews
257 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We went here on a Friday afternoon on the way home from San Diego. The staff was very friendly and we were guided into a beautiful garden. We had a little trouble finding our way around so we got some extra exercise. I thought walking the path was a little boring. In the end, I wish we would have either... More 

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

It was created from a former city waste dump about 20 years ago and cover more than 60 acres (about 25 hectares). The areas closest to the entrance are small compact gardens in a variety of styles - Japanese Garden, 'Touch & Smell' area for visually handicapped, desert garden, rose garden etc. As you move further afield the areas become... More 

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GTA, Ontario, Canada
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27 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Small charge for these gardens. We enjoyed all the flowers and different cactuses. Took our time and took lots of pictures. It is a little difficult to find, but, if you enjoy this type of attraction it is a good place to spend some time.

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Torrance, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have to say one of the reasons I like this garden is that it's so close to home. I can go every weekend if I want for a few hours. They have beautiful weddings there, events . It's one of my favorite gardens in LA area. FREE parking !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It's beautiful. There's lots to see and very nicely paved trails and signs. When I came here the drought surely did get to this place. I wanted to see the lake but it was completely dried out. I wish admission was free though like at the Fullerton Aboretum, but I understand it costs money to maintain a garden of this... More 

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Ojai
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A gem in the heart of Palos Verdes. Lots of flowering plants and butterflies. A large variety of specialty gardens: cactus, Japanese, rose, palm, conifer. My favorite was the children's garden with small scale buildings and figures. Plus more wild gardens with rustic paths. Allow several hours to see all.

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Los Angeles, California
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137 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I've been coming to the South Coast Botanic Garden (SCBG) since the 70s, when the entrance was clear on the other side, on Rolling Hills Road, and you parked your car on dirt and gravel. There were periods when I didn't visit, but those didn't last that long. I love to walk around here, and thanks to a Groupon now... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I visited the South Coast Botanical Gardens in April of 2014. Everything was in bloom. I highly recommend this place because it has never been crowded any of the times I have been there. If you have a student ID it's only about 6 dollars to get in. It takes about 2 hours to walk around and see everything. You... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We have gone half a dozen times because we are members to a reciprocating garden. We have gone during different seasons, and on our last trip, we walked twice on the tram route (totalling 2 miles). The kids love the children's garden and the numerous koi ponds. The rose garden is huge and beautiful. It is a hidden treasure in... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon wandering through the beautiful landscapes, flowers and planes to reconnect to the earth.

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