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Topiary Garden

480 E Town St, Columbus, OH 43215
614-645-0197
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Ranked #26 of 76 Attractions in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Parks
Owner description: Georges Seurat's "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" is recreated in a sculptured evergreen garden featuring larger-than-life human... more » Owner description: Georges Seurat's "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" is recreated in a sculptured evergreen garden featuring larger-than-life human figures, animals and boats. « less
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Columbus
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

My daughters and I decided to visit the Topiary Garden Park in Columbus, Ohio, where we can enjoy fun, pictures, and a warm-sunny day. The park was not difficult to find as well as parking; however, visitors have to pay for parking using parking-meters. As my daughters and I walked towards the park, we were able to read some fun-facts... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Enjoyed the stop at this park and being able to see the actual painting so you could match up the figures made from trimmed shrubs. Even the kids enjoyed picking out the figures.

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Lockbourne
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

the day we were there, the green statues needed trimming. They were not very distinctive. You kind of guessed at what they were supposed to be. The duck pond was nice.

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Lenexa
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31 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The most notable feature of this park is the re-creation of the Georges Seurat painting "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" by means of plants sculpted into the shape of people, boats and animals. They really do re-create the painting out of bushes and trees backed by wire skeletons. Besides the re-creation of the painting, there are... More

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I've lived in Columbus my whole life and visited the Topiary Garden for the first time yesterday. Such a peaceful place away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. There are plenty of picnic tables around the park to use. I found the garden itself very interesting. I can see where a few people felt it needed work but it... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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40 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I attended a free concert at the park. It was clean and really beautiful. I can't wait to have another picnic in the park here again!

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Columbus, Ohio
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51 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I recently went to the park after making a visit to the library. I was with my nephew and we decided to grab sandwiches from the Hills Market to eat at the park. I had not been in years so when I we crossed the gates into the park I was surprised to see how it had declined. The Topiary... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We lived in Columbus for five years before checking out the gardens. Wish we had done so years before! What a great place to pause and reflect amongst the city bustle. We walked through the topiaries, played frisbee on the lawn, and then sat and watched the ducks in the pond. Can't wait to go again soon!

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Ashland, Ohio
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10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The topiary's were over grown... They needed to be trimmed, we saw some people who were there to check out the park and then some people who were hanging their laundry out to dry on a bench. The topiary work was nice, but needed some upkeep.

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North Olmsted OH
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37 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

To take a picture and then shape the bushes into it was just awesome. At first you don't really see it, but look good or take a picture of the picture and walk around the bushes and you actually can then see the painting in each sculpted bush. It was just awesome.

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