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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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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Simply Serenity

Summer is always the best time to visit this place, where the flowers are blooming and trees/plants are at their best. Quaint garden and visit is free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
Joel E
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Agoura Hills, California
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Agoura Hills, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Summer is always the best time to visit this place, where the flowers are blooming and trees/plants are at their best. Quaint garden and visit is free.

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Bournemouth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

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 via mobile

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
17 helpful votes 17 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
34 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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1,684 reviews 1,684 reviews
1,074 attraction reviews
626 helpful votes 626 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

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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