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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
Description: 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 nice experience for a relaxing couple hours. Pretty, peaceful and relaxing. Conveniently located in Thousand Oaks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Moorpark, California
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Moorpark, California
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A nice experience for a relaxing couple hours. Pretty, peaceful and relaxing. Conveniently located in Thousand Oaks.

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Rogersville, Alabama
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The gardens are so beautiful. We brought coffee and pastries and had breakfast when we got to the gardens. Very relaxing and peaceful. Inside the welcome center they had displays of local artist paintings.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Nice, serene place! quite a bit to see and enjoy. We usually take our lunches and have them in the picnic area, then spend a couple of hours walking around. I love the lemon garden especially in spring/summer. Recommended for all ages. easy walks all around

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Thousand Oaks, California
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Short and easy walk in a nice quiet park. Well maintained. Easy free parking. Easy to find. Easy trip with the three year old.

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Ventura, California
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a very well laid out and maintained garden. Entrance is free. Not huge, but with several different theme gardens including Japanese, English, French and California Mission. A leisurely stroll around the entire garden takes about forty five minutes. There is also a bandstand and from time to time concerts, which I believe are usually free. There is also... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It's a grandiose place to visit with a spectacular landscaping, flowers, trees and a Koi pond. The place is wholesome for family and friends to spend picnic.

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woodland hills, United States
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is across from The Lakes & I never knew it was there. It is really beautiful & it's free. Plus, they have nice bathrooms. Good for a date, bringing the kids, etc. Really impressive, but you only need about 1/2 hour there.

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Camarillo, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit in the middle of Thousand Oaks. Take your family, take a little picnic, and enjoy the well-kept and lovely gardens.

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Stavanger, Norway
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A well-cared for garden with a nice picnic area. The plantings are varied and there is a beautiful Japanese pavilion.

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We enjoyed the gardens and the resident bunnies. Even the bathrooms were lovely. It's small yet so worth going thru. Park across the street at the civic center as there is no parking and it's a short walk. Make sure to stop at the Japanese meditation area and at the bottom of the falls of Venus (that's what I'm calling... More 

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