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“Great playground by Muesum” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Government Gardens

Government Gardens
Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 33 Attractions in Rotorua
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Outdoors
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 attraction reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great playground by Muesum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

A great place to stop for lunch and have a play afterwards. Well maintained, but needed a sign to say how far away the toilets were (a long walk for little legs)

Visited October 2013
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San Diego, California
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“A nice pleasant walk.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

A fairly large area and we walked around most of it. Clean and well kept. Close to the lake for additional walking.

Visited October 2013
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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“Amazing Gardens well done Rotorua”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Well done Rotorua, especially when your Government gardens are located in the middle of a volcanic landscape. I really enjoyed looking around the gardens. I only wished I had allocated more time to wander amongst the gardens. Bring your camera, I think it would be beautiful in what ever season you pass through here.

Visited September 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Walking In The Sun With Spectacular Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

It was a lovely warm and slightly windy day when I visited the government gardens, The views of the mountain could be seen and it was an absolute delight to see the old historical building which houses the museum

Visited September 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Pleasant, nice place for a picnic”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

You can see some free geothermal stuff going on, there's a nice lake too but to see 'spectacular' I think you need to go to one of the fee-paying attractions

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