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Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 498-2139.
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Outdoors
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Torrance, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great architecture and home built on this site to take advantage of wonderful views of ocean and hills. Fun to watch the beach scene and surfers. Lots of So Cal history to read about. Nice gardens. Very approachable and relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place is full of culture and arts - their programming is awesome - I came for the holiday wreath making which was great. Loved the grounds and the Gardens. Will probably come back from the Nutcracker in the intimate salon like atmosphere. Amazing views.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went for a wedding recently and it was very nice. Ceremony was held overlooking the ocean and the reception was an indoor/outdoor affair. Parking is a dirt lot right out front, but there's street parking for more space. The Amtrak runs right out front and it's pretty loud with horns blaring, but luckily it didn't pass during the ceremony.

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Attended a family wedding at his venue. Beautiful! Pacific Ocean in the background, gorgeous sunset. Efficient staff. Only negative--very little space for parking; needed to take a taxi or walk from our hotel

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Irvine, California
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207 reviews 207 reviews
29 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nice views of the pacific ocean, pier and grounds. Walking distance from the pier. This would be a great location for a wedding or special party.

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Spring Grove, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The site offered magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean as we watched a beautiful wedding. The Center was a perfect place for a summer beach wedding.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

On a nice day, this place is great to see and to stroll around to take in the scenery and fresh air.

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San Bernardino, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

it's crowded with rude people who just wanna take a selfie....don't bother it sux! Took my girlfriend just so we could have romantic night...never again!!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Built in the mid-1920's, this was the home of the original founder of San Clemente, Ole Hanson. It is a beautiful Spanish style courtyard home, and has been completely restored. It is well worth the small admission price to explore the grounds, the home, take pictures (marvelous views over the Pier Bowl area), and learn a lot of So Cal... More

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This 1920's hacienda-style casa has just enough of its original character to make the tour of it and the grounds delightful. The terra cotta floor tiles are beautiful. I especially enjoyed the old door knobs found throughout the casa. The gardens are beautiful, with many of the plants marked with their names. There are lots of benches, so we sat... More

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