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Italian Cultural Garden

990 East Boulevard, in Rockefeller Park, Cleveland, OH 44108
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Ranked #38 of 73 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Gardens, Cultural
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Gates Mills, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

"The 2014 hot list" by Cleveland.com has listed the Italian Cultural Garden's operatic night as one of "the top 100 things to do this summer in Cleveland". Experience a magical evening at one of the crown jewels of Cleveland's Cultural Gardens on Sunday, July 20, 2014. From 6PM to 7:30PM the Italian Cultural Garden will host a FREE outdoor concert... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The Italian Cultural Garden was dedicated in 1930 "as a symbol of the contribution of Italian culture to American democracy." It is designed in a formal Renaissance style with large walkways, balustrades and benches. Two large winding staircases lead down to a brick paved courtyard. The upper level Renaissance fountain is modeled after the fountain in Villa Medici in Rome,... More

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North Olmsted, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We attended the Opera Per Tutti on July 21st and discovered a new treasure. Never having been to the Italian Cultural Garden before, we were completely awed by the gardens and enjoyed immensely the selection of favorite opera arias. The music, the wine, the food, the atmosphere, priceless. Thank you!

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

The entire area of cultural gardens offer some very beautiful spring plantings. The sculptures are varied, the plantings unique, and when things are in view it is a real WOW. I enjoy all of the gardens that are being restored. Some are still just a mess. You need to be aware of your surroundings because the area is isolated and... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The garden is beautifully maintained with a quiet and relaxed feel while sitting and watching either the water fountain, a wedding, concert or just looking as the seasons change.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

Italian Garden is just a part of this wonderful park. Ask for a recorded tour guide - it will show you through the entire line of gardens.

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Cleveland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2010

Here is a hidden gem in Cleveland called The italian Gardens. Great for picture taking, romantic setting or just relaxing.

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