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Italian Cultural Garden

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Address: 990 East Boulevard, in Rockefeller Park, Cleveland, OH 44108
Phone Number: 2169167780
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A piece of paradise

This is the largest and most interesting of the gardens. It is commonly used for events (private and public) and should not be missed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the largest and most interesting of the gardens. It is commonly used for events (private and public) and should not be missed.

Thank MB185011
Montrose, Michigan
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Just drove through the garden as it was December and the only point of interest were the different statues. I am sure it is beautiful in the growing season.

Thank JWalker212
Aiken SC
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89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Just beautiful , the statue of Dante is incredible , the face is beautiful. The sculptor Sandro Bonaiuto is talented beyond belief.

1 Thank bja1945
Cleveland, Ohio
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127 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We are blessed in Cleveland with many great cultural areas. The men of means in our city's past set aside land to make this all possible. Take it all in. There is so much to see here.

1 Thank John T
Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Italian Cultural Garden has a Free, popular annual concert each July on the lawn, "Opera in the Italian Garden." Family friendly. Well know music from famous operas. Bring a picnic or purchase wood fired pizzas. Information: 216-916-7780

Thank Joyce M
Cleveland, Oh
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922 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Cleveland Cultural Gardens occupy a large track of land on either side of MLK boulevard from University Circle and the lake. There are at least two dozen different gardens for different cultures with flowers, statues, bridges. The Italian garden is the most prominent among them. The best season for visiting it is in the spring with the flowers, but... More 

2 Thank marcopolo111
Niagara Falls, Canada
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21 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful gardens, well worth the drive up the MLK. We didn`t find any parking, so we just kept driving. (if there was parking, it wasn`t clearly posted). The flower beds and statues throughout the park were gorgeous. It looked like the perfect place for a wedding to be taking place.

1 Thank france_is_bacon
Cleveland, Ohio
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Starting off the shoreway going south the Cleveland Cultural gardens start showing up on both sides of Martin Luther King almost immediately. There at least 23 different countries or ethnic groups represented and since about ten years ago when a new renewal started, more are being added or in the planning stage. Each garden is a representation of the country... More 

2 Thank Rumrummer314
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have done bike tours of the Cultural Gardens as day off trips, and I always love it. Being half Italian I love stopping here and it's always pretty cool. Very well attended (which is not the norm along the gardens) and a nice place to sit and rest.

4 Thank sabelosimone
Gates Mills, Ohio
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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