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Municipal Rose Garden

Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
(408) 794-7274
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Ranked #1 of 12 Activities in San Jose
Type: Gardens
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Fremont, California
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1,171 reviews 1,171 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a beautiful rose garden in San Jose. The variety of roses are quite diverse. They do a good job of keeping the garden so beautiful. Its a great place to go and relax and smell the roses. its a good place to bring children as well.

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palm desert, ca
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

nice peaceful place to hang out. its big and has lots of different roses. pathways to stroll, i was there and there were a lot of school kids like a field trip but they were well behaved

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La Jolla, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
18 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a local gem of a rose garden that is beautiful during much of the year. I've been both in spring and in summer and it's been beautiful both times. This is a rose garden and you will find many varieties and colors. A nice place for a stroll, a picnic or fun pictures.

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New York, New York, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is a nice old fashioned gem in the bustleing "silicon valley" . Perfect for a family outting or picknic. unless you bring some food, this will only take about an hour to enjoy. April and May are great times to go. Don't rush, read the signs, learn a little bit about roses and the different kinds. You'll be inspired... More

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San Jose, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This rose garden is a must see. The setting is beautiful & peaceful. The roses are gorgeous! No dogs are allowed inside but you can walk your dog around the outside where roses are climbing on the rought iron fence. This is a gem of a park in San Jose.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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152 reviews 152 reviews
29 attraction reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Rose Garden is beautiful when the roses are in full bloom from April to October. It's easy to find and the parking are on the street, plentiful around the garden. There is no entrance fee. People have picnic there, take wedding pictures and prom pictures. You can even have your wedding ceremony there, very romantic. The fragrant of roses... More

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San Jose, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We live in the rose garden & we have a chance to pass by & visit it regularly. Its the size of a city block & you often will see people running around the rose garden or walking their dogs around. Inside is a great park atmosphere that the community helps maintain. Come enjoy the beauty of the rose garden... More

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san diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The garden is clean and well kept although I found some wilted rose bushes. We came here in the summer, and of course, the roses could not withstand the heat. Nevertheless, I found the place relaxing for a walk. The fountain in the center of the garden makes this place better to visit than the Heritage rose garden near the... More

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San Jose, California
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17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

There were lots of roses in full bloom when we visited here this summer, and they were maintained pretty well. There is also a green open area where kids were throwing a football around or playing with a frisbee. It is very calming to walk around the roses and take in some of nature's beauty. Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

If you have a nose for scent this leisurely adventure is for you ! The rose gardens are well kept and very clean. There is an expansive park for a picnic lunch. The water fountain in the middle adds character. Very nice way to spend an afternoon.

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