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“Nice garden” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cascade Gardens

Cascade Gardens
101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #18 of 33 Attractions in Banff
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Sydney, Australia
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“Nice garden”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

It's a small, quaint garden. It's a great getaway from the tourist hub of Banff city centre which can get pretty crowded. The stone pergolas are attractive and you get a nice view of the mountains and Banff downtown. When we were there the flowers were in the decline part of their life cycle which was disappointing but over all it is an enjoyable garden

Visited August 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

a little quiet sanctuary in the middle of a beautiful city. It so beautifully done that you can literally just bring a book and spend the day there. Its so peaceful and serene. And surprisingly not o busy. It seems its still a little gem that not that many people know about. Which was surprising as its not exactly hidden. wonderful little place.

Visited June 2013
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Victoria, Canada
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We were married here and visit every time we are back in Banff. The flowers and bridges are beautiful, the trees old and stately and the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and stone Administration building make for one of the most beautiful gardens in Alberta. A quick walk from downtown or a nice place to stop on your drive to the hotsprings (plenty of parking). Peaceful and wonderful for floral photography.

Visited July 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“Beautiful place for a wedding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We got married here on saturday it was amazing the veiws ere Incredible my wife could not have picked an nice place for us on our special day

Visited September 2013
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Portland, Maine
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“Lovely Tiered Gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

While the gardens are not massive, they are very well tended. The colors in each garden is lovely. They gardens are a mix of annuals and perennials. Interestingly, the bridges and gazebo is made of burled spruce, which is often the result of a fungi in the trunk. They are amazing to see. The tiers are designed with reasonably height steps of natural stone. While it's not a many hour visit, it's well worth the visit.

Visited September 2013
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