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The Gardens of the World

2001 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
805-557-1135
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, Inc. The...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Bournemouth
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Very delightful gardens, well kept and laid out - staff helpful and welcoming. A beautiful place to find time to rest, relax and reflect on the beauties of nature.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

What a wonderful treasure to visit if you are in the Yhousand Oaks area. The gardens are absolutely gorgeous and represent a variety of garden styles from Eastern to Formal European. Whether you just come to walk and observe or to take advantage of the picnic area you won't be disappointed. An extra bonus is the area set aside to... More 

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Moorpark, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It's about a one hour walk which is perfect. It could take longer of course but it's very nice and serene and so nice to have in TO

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St. Louis, MO
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102 reviews 102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This place is pristine and great for a short walk or visit. If you're in the area and enjoy Gardens it's a must.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Not a MUST SEE, but very pretty garden. Easy thing to do to refresh before/after doing something high engery.

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California
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1,576 reviews 1,576 reviews
1,024 attraction reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

T.O. boosters insisted that I visited this garden, describing it as if it were one of the seven wonders. I think that may be why I didn't rate this garden higher.

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Westlake Village, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Try to park across the street.. But the length of time you'll spend inside and the quality of your stay will be well worth it. With there were kiosks during concert seasons.

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Seattle
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Unexpectedly delightful oasis worth spending a couple hours walking around the several garden settings.

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

whoever tried to create this garden in the middle of thousand oaks blvd. i can appreciate their efforts, but unfortunately they couldn't pull it off. It is still surrounded by noise pollution and let's face it Thousand Oaks Blvd! The garden itself is pretty in some areas- especially the Japanese garden, but other areas look like they are not kept... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was a find! It's free to walk the grounds. It's an absolutely beautiful setting. Some of my favorites were the rose gardens, Japanese garden, statues and generally how quiet and peaceful it was! A must see if love gardens.

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