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Address: 1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704
Phone Number: 727-551-3100
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Fascinating garden with all manner of exotic tropical plants. I can see what it is so popular as a tourist destination.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We visited on a Sunday. The park was uncrowded, quite and peaceful. A wedding was taking place in one area and wedding photographs were bring taken for another ceremony at picturesque locations in the park. Many siting and a few picnic areas were scattered around. A great, old Florida attraction. Of yeah, if you love plants you'll really enjoy your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We went to the Sunken gardens with our toddler and he loved running around the gardens, feeding the fishes, talking to the parrots and dancing with the guy that played the traditional Drum thing. I can't remember the name of the instrument but that guy was awesome. Don't forget to tip him please. The musics are really worth any dollar... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A throwback to simpler times. A great place for families with small children. A wide variety of Florida plants & trees. Educational but fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This place is ever changing, for the better.... always adding flowers, love to hear the birds sing... and the pathways are wonderful. I love just sitting and meditating in the gardens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A must see for the nature lover in St Petersburg. Sunken Gardens is a tropical natural habitant, offering beauty and tranquility.

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Atlanta, GA
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I went to Sunken Gardens as a child over 50 years ago and on a recent visit to St. Pete decided to take another look. After purchasing tickets we saw that a volunteer was starting a tour so we joined in. We had a lovely and informative stroll through this beautiful tropical garden. We were so glad that we had... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Fascinating garden with all manner of exotic tropical plants. I can see what it is so popular as a tourist destination.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

It sometimes takes visitors to come to town for people to discover the hidden treasures right under their noses. Visited the Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg this week. Beautiful tranquil botanical garden with lush foliage, waterfalls, exotic birds. Great spot for photographers - amateur and professional and a lovely way to spend a couple hours. Very interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Located in St. Petersburg, you will almost forget you are right in the middle of a city when you walk through Sunken Gardens. You will soon find yourself surrounded by an array of tropical, beautiful plant, including some ENORMOUS palm trees. After visiting California back in 2012, I thought I had seen some big ones but I saw some here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Outdoor wedding site is gorgeous. Inside accommodations for dinner and dancing we spacious and nice. The dinner served was not the best, but I'm not sure if it was catered or prepared by Sunken Gardens staff.

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