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The Gardens of the World

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Address: 2001 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Phone Number: 805-557-1135
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan...

The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, Inc. The Gardens exist not only as a cultural contribution to the community, but as an educational tool. Volunteer docents lead guided tours and assist with school tours throughout the year.

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A beautiful meditative space - right in town!

Right off the main thoroghfare of Thousand Oaks Blvd., the Garden provides a serene space to stroll, clear your mind of the daily grind, and take in visual beauty. Whether for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Thousand Oaks, California
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Thousand Oaks, California
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Right off the main thoroghfare of Thousand Oaks Blvd., the Garden provides a serene space to stroll, clear your mind of the daily grind, and take in visual beauty. Whether for a short or extended visit, this garden is alway available during daylight to take advantage of.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Quiet place to relax and take in all of Natures plants and flowers. Spring is the best time due to Roses in bloom and everything is at its best. So many colors, and varieties to enjoy. It's a must see place.

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful garden with fascinating tributes to gardens of several countries. I'd recommend.... don't bring small children. We had to constantly remind to stay of grass, stay off walls, not to run,etc. one of the docents reminded us that it's a privately owned garden, not a park. For folks mature enough to appreciate it, it's really a nice place to stroll... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Spent an hour at work his garden recently. It's well done, I especially enjoyed the pagoda. It's free so if you have an hour available I suggest a visit.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

It is a picturesque European Style Grden with fish ponds with Coi and The best thing is the pictures of the different missions done by the very talented Mr. Fenton. It is completely free and it is definitely sonewhere everyone should go at least once. It equals the Gardens In France

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We absolutely enjoyed the beauty of the garden. For art lovers, do not miss the art exhibit indoors, which changes each time. There are seating areas all around, you can sit and reflect on your thoughts or read a book.... or just admire nature.

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Thousand Oaks, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Worth the visit. The water works , lovely plants and the missions area provides a lovely experience.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice peaceful retreat for a gentle stroll around these well kept and interesting gardens of the world. Beautiful flowers and butterflies abound!

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We enjoyed seeing the different gardens at The Gardens of the World. There are six beautiful themed garden areas: 1) Japanese Gardens 2) French Garden 3) Mission Courtyard 4) English Perennial and Rose Garden 5) Italian Garden 6) Band Stand It is free.

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Orange County, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Too good to spent couple of hours. Nice variety of flowers & trees. Peaceful & beautiful garden. I enjoyed it.

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