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Sunken Gardens

Address: 1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704
Phone Number: 727-551-3100
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Kingston, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Visited the Sunken Gardens this week...a wonderful peaceful place to spend an hour or two walking around, admiring the beautiful trees, tropical plants, bougainvilla were in full bloom in pinks, lavender, orange, the waterfalls and koi, the tropical birds and butterflies. Apparently, the animals which they once had are no longer there since the the Sunken Gardens were sold to... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

While visiting St Petersburg I got a map of local attractions.we used 2for 1 coupon,but the ticket price was only$6.oo pp for seniors.It was a lake that previous owner in 1903 drained and changed to year round beautiful botanical GARDEN, 4 acre of true beauty. Very relaxing,quiet...Great colors,plants from all over the world,area where weddings are being held.nice water falls,great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely garden to stroll through and enjoy all the beautiful plants, birds, fish, and turtles. Small but really enjoyable and well worth visiting.

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107 reviews 107 reviews
26 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

During my wife and my recent vacation in Florida we drove to St Petersburg and had the opportunity to see a wonderful attraction--Sunken Gardens. Begun in 1903, this four-acre area is a beautiful botanical garden...Many of the original plants are still here...There are plants from all over the world...Only disappointment was there wasn't much in bloom. We were told the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This was my second trip to SG. Beautiful as always. Manicured and clean. I could only dream of having a yard this amazing. Some plants I dont even know what they are. My grandmother is a amazing gardener and we all love this place. Spectacular colors and such a variety!

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Melbourne, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Beautiful gardens even though they r man made. Im glad i went! It was only 8dollars to get thanks to groupon!

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Chapel Hill NC
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I went to the Sunken Gardens as a child, close to 50 years ago and boy, has it changed and grown since then. Now it has concrete pathways, waterfalls, beautiful foliage and flowers, and caged birds. You can feed the koi (though they get fed plenty and didn't seem very hungry). All in all, a lovely place to de-stress.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I can't wait to try the yoga at sunken gardens! So beautiful! Even my husband had a great time! Very peaceful!

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Phoenix, Arizona
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The gardens were all man made and it was very small. None of the animals were out, just empty concrete cages, hanging potted plants were part of the exhibit??? Really not a true garden. Maybe I'm spoiled because I've been to several others that are actual natural gardens.

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Lafayette, Indiana
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a very relaxing and enjoyable respite from the pace of daily life and most vacations! It is basically a tropical garden, mature tropicals that are magnificent, and are a window into the tropical paradise that is central and southern Florida. A very laid back, informal place, for young and old. Paved pathways meander through with new discoveries around... More 

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