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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

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Address: 426 Anderson Street, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
Phone Number: 919-684-3698
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Bring a frisbee, a soccer ball, a picnic, and your family. Or a blanket and a book. Spend the day lounging under the trees and then visit the garden shop and pick up something for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Bring a frisbee, a soccer ball, a picnic, and your family. Or a blanket and a book. Spend the day lounging under the trees and then visit the garden shop and pick up something for your home garden. Countless trips here in spite of my being a UNC Tarheel.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Even with a map, we never found any roses. The best part of the gardens was the Asian influenced part.

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Bradenton
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I spent most of my time in the native plant gardens which interested me the most but every area I visited had something to offer. I spent a few hours there and didn't see nearly all of it. I could have spent an entire day there. If it was near to me, I would visit periodically as the seasons changed... More 

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A beautiful garden. For anyone who loves gardening and flowers in general - this is a must-see when visiting Durham. You will not be disappointed.

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Durham, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great place for family and friends to wander the trailsl, cross the bridges and enjoy the beauty and wonders of nature.

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Durham, North Carolina
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This the place in Durham that you must visit. Depends on the time of year that you visit. I recommend early spring or mid-October/

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Who knew in the middle of Durham there was such a huge, elaborate botanic garden?! A ton of infrastructure/hardscaping obviously went into the grounds and it is very easy to navigate. Many interesting species and though there isn't much educational signage about (it has a much more formal atmosphere than a park) it was amazingly interesting to me as a... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've been to Duke Gardens twice this year and both times the main garden has been different! It's really a nice place, although there are usually a lot of people there. The Japanese gardens are pretty and there's a lot to see there. However, parking can be limited (they have overflow parking though) if there's a wedding there.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had our awards dinner at the Doris Duke Center at the Sarah P. Duke gardens. The patio provided wonderful cocktail space and the hall is a great place for a catered event.

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Durham, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is absolutely amazing to see all the different types of flowers, trees, etc. I also love the Tea House.

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Address: Address: 426 Anderson Street, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
Phone Number: 919-684-3698
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham

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