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Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

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Address: 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672
Phone Number: (949) 498-2139.
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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A Nice One Hour Visit to learn about San Clemente History

If you want to learn the history of San Clemente this is a great place to go. It was very informative and interesting. My wife and I actually went to see the gardens but learned... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Orem, Utah
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If you want to learn the history of San Clemente this is a great place to go. It was very informative and interesting. My wife and I actually went to see the gardens but learned more about the history of the area. If you are going to see just beautiful gardens, this place is only "so so". Don't get me... More 

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Dana Point, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a gorgeous place! The ladies at the entrance were very helpful and engaging. One of the ladies spent 30 minutes telling me about the history of the house and the area, Ole Hanson and family, parallels with Nixon's La Casa Pacifica, among other things. She also walked me through the first room with family pictures and memoranda. The grounds... More 

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Beautiful villa with exceptional view of the ocean. We have been to several special events here and it was always a wonderful comfortable and beautiful venue. This is a great spot for anyone considering a wedding or large fuundraiser near the ocean. There are so may rooms and the open air patios and large sitting areas make for a variety... More 

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St. Thomas
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Former residence of San Clemente's founder, Casa Romantica is a beloved site for for locals. The grounds and estate are maintained with pride, the Casa and cultural center are must-sees for visitors.

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Always a nice place to spend the afternoon. Changing exhibits and often a surprise concert Sign up to receive information about the changing events

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A beautiful estate right on the coast in San Clemente. Gardens are year-round fabulously maintained and gorgeous. Exhibits change with the seasons, and are usually very good. Price is reasonable. The buildings are wonderful. The view! Stay all day and just enjoy the flowers, the succulents, and the Pacific Ocean. Watch the water hit the rocks. Watch the water change... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Spent weekend in San Clemente and was told by a fellow travelor on the train to go see this attraction Gardens and more. Only $5 for the walking tour worth the money.

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Laguna Beach, California, United States
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Here's a great example of early California architecture and San Clemente history. Beautiful views of the pier and ocean and lovely home. Excellent intimate art gallery too. When I went there was a fantastic collection of California Watercolorists: Rex Brandt, Millard Sheets, Phil Dike to name a few. Just a special little spot of what one visionary had for San... More 

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Orange County, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Gorgeous property and could just imagine how wonderful it would have been to live her e"back in the day". Great little museum any time, even better place to attend events like art shows, small concerts, weddings, etc. For weddings, they have good parking, a bridal suite, indoor and outdoor areas for guests, beautiful ceremony site over the ocean, and a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Walking down the road to the beach we came across Casa Romantica, unfortunately we didn't really have enough time to do it justice but we will definitely go back. Helpful and knowledgeable ladies on the desk and some really interesting pictures and information, didn't know for instance that surfing came originally from Hawaii and had been in Hawaii for more... More 

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