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Sunken Gardens

1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704
727-551-3100
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$70*
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St Petersburg Speedboat Adventure
83%
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

It was quaint. Could use a little updating in and around the grounds and some other common areas. nice gift shop.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I loved this place. I had been wanting to visit but just didn't know what to expect and I was skeptical. If you are like me, you can leave your skepticism at home. This is a most visit if you love St Pete landscaping. This little garden is a city gem.

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The gardens are beautiful and well maintained, but frustrating to tour. We felt lost, despite being provided with a numbered map, as there are no corresponding numbers in the actual garden. Nor was there information about the plants -- with the exception of a few neglected ground markers, one beside a dead plant. We spent an hour wandering around and... More 

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Daytona Beach
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

One of the best kept secrets in Florida!! I absolutely love coming here whenever I get a chance, it has a very retro Florida roadside attraction feel to it, but in the good way!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Attended the St Pete Pride Red & Green Party last Saturday. What a great venue for an evening gathering. A whole new air to Sunken Gardens.

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slidell, la
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90 reviews 90 reviews
13 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Roadside attractions in Florida were standard stops for tourists until megamouse appeared. This attraction has managed to make a comeback. It is hard to imagine what the area looked like 100 years ago - the very outskirts of a little village called St. Pete. Set 10-15 feet below street level the microclimate gardens feels like stepping into a fairytale. Beautiful... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The plants are beautiful and represent Florida like a jungle. A great walk through area. Shady on those long hot days in Florida. Great educational day for you and for your family.

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Wimauma, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We bought a year long family membership on Groupon for a ridiculously low price. I think it was less than $20. What a great deal! The year long membership comes with several other valuable perks as well. Such as free admission to many other gardens in FL and other states, discounted admission to MOTE Marine & Laboratory, MOSI, Ford Edison... More 

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Waupaca
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nicde gardens, with many different species of flowers, shrubs and trees. It would benefit from a little more identification and signage but still a lovely gem in the middle of a busy neighborhood

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St Petersburg, Fl
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Sunken Gardens is a holdover from early Florida and as such has been building the surroundings since then. Beauty abounds. In addition to the beauty, the kids will have a great time with the "live action" critters they can see up close and personal. The management has undertaken a campaign to add more Flamingos. Trust me they are much better... More 

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