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Address: 856 Stanyan Street, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: 415 750 8340
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Such a peaceful spot

These gardens are simply beautiful. Such a serene and peaceful spot to leisurely wander through. A true credit to those who established it and to those volunteers that maintain it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

These gardens are simply beautiful. Such a serene and peaceful spot to leisurely wander through. A true credit to those who established it and to those volunteers that maintain it.

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Bronx, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have been fortunate enough to attend the Light in the Grove fundraiser two years in a row. This magical night is a Celebration of a year of hard work and upkeep of The Grove and raises funds for its continuation. The Gove is a serene place where the engraved names in the Circle of Friends, either your own, that... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

At home, we provide care to patients living with HIV/AIDS on a daily basis, so this memorial held some significance for us specifically. We got to Golden Gate Park by taking the 5R bus from downtown, which was a quick and easy trip. From there, it was a pleasant walk into the park itself. The grove is kept immaculately by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The memorial is awesome, a great place to visit while in Golden Gate park, we have nothing like it in Brazil. I loved the peace and quiet.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

At the northern part of this huge Golden Gate Park is hidden this memorial grove, one dedicated to those suffering from AIDS and those who're fighting against it. Walking down a few steps, I saw a shrine-like open ground in the middle in a size of four basketball courts. On its two longer edges are religiously grown bushes, which I... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a sobering meander along the hillside. Relax and enjoy the quiet places for reflection. Very near the lawn bowling.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This space is freaking awesome. I wish we had anything like this in Houston. The park is very large, with amazing spaces created to honor the loved ones we have lost to AIDS.

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The spot serves as a poignant memorial, but I also found it to be the most peaceful setting we found in the park. Difficult to locate, but this creates a sense of solitude within the busy surroundings of the park so I felt this was a purposeful design. Within the shade of the grove, if you are in the right... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We entered Golden Gate Park from Haight St. so this might be why it took us a while to find, but once we did find it, it was worth it. It's a beautiful memorial of the lives taken by AIDS. It has a cute little shaded area covered by trees and plenty of seating to enjoy. I wished we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were wandering around and stumbled on the Grove. There was a family who was obviously standing around remembering a woman they clearly loved who they had lost to AIDS. Wow. It really was moving to see the space used how it was intended.

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