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Topiary Garden

480 E Town St, Columbus, OH 43215
614-645-0197
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Ranked #26 of 77 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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Nashville, Tennessee
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We found the listing for this park, officially known as the Old Deaf School Park, on the Roadside America web page. Glad we visited, because this is one of the nicest little parks around. To add even more uniqueness to the grounds, the topiaries, which depicts Georges Seurat's painting, "A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grand Jatte," are... More

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Brook Park, Ohio
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120 reviews 120 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

While staying downtown Columbus for a conference, we were looking for something within walking distance to waste a little time. The park is very pretty, the topiaries are mostly in one section of the park, not quite what I had expected. There is an area that obviously holds water, with boat themed topiaries, but it was emptied of water for... More

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Lorain, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

From what we could see this looked like it would be a nice, quiet, and romantic place to spend an 1 hour or 2. However, there is no parking other than meter parking. Most parking was full and the two meters we tried took our money and did not give us any parking time. Sad to say we missed out... More

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Columbus
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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
10 helpful votes 10 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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203 reviews 203 reviews
32 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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252 reviews 252 reviews
40 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
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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211 reviews 211 reviews
56 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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