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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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"Garden of Eden" in St Pete

Located off a busy street, this "Garden of Eden", is a truly beautiful hidden gem. The Gardens are well cared for and I loved the flamingos! They were setting up for a wedding... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This was a very nice surprise. The Gardens are hidden away really well. You would never know this was here. We enjoyed the history of the gardens as well as all the different types of palm trees and flowers. I loved how the paths just meandered through. There are plenty of places to stop and enjoy your surroundings. There is... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Excellent touch of old Florida. It is a pity that more people do not go here. Disney is killing old Florida. A great place with excellent flowers and trees. Daughter was so happy that one of hte parrots talked to her.

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Azle, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Attended a wedding in the gardens and it's full of plants like I had never seen before. It was a bit warm as there isn't really a breeze in the sunken area so go early in the morning!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Located off a busy street, this "Garden of Eden", is a truly beautiful hidden gem. The Gardens are well cared for and I loved the flamingos! They were setting up for a wedding the last time I visited. I'm sure it was a lovely ceremony! There is shade along some of the pathways and benches to sit and enjoy the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I first learned about Sunken Gardens on television, and to a child's mind's eye, it seemed very mysterious and intriguing. Sixty years later, when we spent time in St. Pete, I felt I had to go. This expansive site is lush and well maintained, but could probably use more funds to help it achieve five-star status. Still, there is an... More 

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Hudson, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This historic attraction is well worth a visit! This is an amazing garden which has been in St. Petersburg since 1935. The plantings, trees, gardens, and waterfalls are stunning. This is truly a unique garden and worth a visit by anyone with an appreciation for tropical and exotic plants and trees. We loved every minute of our walk through the... More 

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Ackley, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Sunken Gardens are a nice way to spend a few hours. Well maintained paths meander through this tropical paradise. I recommend getting a map to follow and going in the morning when they first open. It will be a bit cooler than going during the heat of the day and we had no problems with bugs. There are some... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

What a lovely place. Such a treasure for St Pete. Easy to walk trails and lots of flora and fauna for all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Interesting botanical garden that is literally inside a sink hole near downtown St. Pete. There is also a kids museum and play area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Found a great deal on a "family membership" so I thought what the heck. I had never heard of this place nor even seen anything about it. It truly is a hidden gem. The gorgeous flowers, trees, waterfalls and exotic animals are very relaxing. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing attraction for the entire family.

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Additional Information about Sunken Gardens

Address: 1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704
Phone Number: 727-551-3100
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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