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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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Very A nice place to have a quite afternoon with a loved one

The garden Is blooming now. It is well kept and very impresive. Just take your time and stroll around...

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The garden Is blooming now. It is well kept and very impresive. Just take your time and stroll around...

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Raleigh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

very very beautiful in spring and summer nice walk around on a sunday or saturday highly recommend not neccisarly for kids walking there is alot of and they might not like it

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Plymouth, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I loved the different types of gardens. There are many bridges arbors and other structural interests. There are not a lot of flowers in the majority of this place but nature's beauty abounds and it gives you a very tranquil feeling. The day we went there was a lot of construction on campus which made finding our way back to... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I had no idea what to expect based on other reviews. We arrived just after lunch, after a heavy rain storm, on a Thursday in late May. We had no problem parking, except you have to pre-pay ($1 for 30 minutes), and had no idea how much time we would need. We chose 90 minutes and headed off to the... More 

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Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

These gardens are part of the Duke University Hospital campus, and provide an amazing retreat from the hospital if you are there as a visitor or caregiver. There are so many lovely areas to sit and admire the breathtaking scenery. The gift shop has some beautiful items and particularly nice dried flower cards. A great place to spend an hour... More 

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md
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A must stop on your trip. It's bigger than it appears so make sure to download a map beforehand so you can visit all the different sections and maximize your visit. Can be very hilly in places, so consider that for any seniors or people with physical challenges who might be with you. Lots of places to rest, but also... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Parking was pretty hard to find on the weekends of duke grad week. You also have to pay for parking here. It is fairly large and can easily spend 2/3 hours depending on how fast you go through the sections. Most of the walk ways are gravel or dirt. If you want pictures without people probably best to go early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Since I live in Durham, NC, I've visited Duke Gardens a number of times with my boyfriend, his teenage son, & my mom at different times of the year. The flowers are lovely, admission is free, & it's a very serene place. Highly recommend for anyone visiting my city!!!

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Pinehurst
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The gardens are amazing! The wisteria covered gazebo is gorgeous while it is in bloom. Tulips and pansies planted in a terraced area, and the walk through the rest of the garden is peaceful and relaxing. I look forward to returning.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Wonderful outside experience with all the flora from all over the Eastern Seaboard. None better in the State.

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