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Address: Morelos Avenue, Cuernavaca, Mexico

These large 18th-century gardens were once visited by Emperor Maximilian.

These large 18th-century gardens were once visited by Emperor Maximilian.

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Borda Gardens

This old estate has extensive gardens with fountains and a pond they call a lake. A gallery features local artists from time to time. At the moment the gardens are being spruced... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Saluda, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Now lovely restored gardens, the grounds lead one to imagine the days when mule teams, laden with wagons of silver, securely sat behind the walls of this compound, a wonderful break from the crowed sidewalks, nofrom tise, and traffic-laden streets just steps away.

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Saluda, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This old estate has extensive gardens with fountains and a pond they call a lake. A gallery features local artists from time to time. At the moment the gardens are being spruced up. Entrance is 30$ and 15$ for seniors (tercera edad).

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

You know how everyone said "Brokeback Mountain" was the best movie ever, and then when you saw it you expected it to knock your socks off, and it was good but not great? That's what the Jardin Borda was. If no one had told me anything about it, I'd have loved it, but since so many raved about it, I... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

I visited this place twice once in 2013 and again in 2016. The garden is a nice place to get out of the sun and relax in the middle of the busy city. When I was there last they were renovating the gardens so a large area was closed off and all the plants were gone. Still a nice place... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

A nice place to visit and have a quite time in the city. Gardens are being rebuilt. Worth the cost of entrance.

Thank Broho
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

Upon reading about these gardens and the accompanying mansion, I was really enthusiastic. I believe it was Lonely Planet that compared it to Versailles. so imagine my disappointment when the police officer told me the garden would be closed for months for renovation. The good news is that much of the mansion is available for tour, as it serves as... More 

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Xoxocotla, Morelos, Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

It's a museum with rich history. Underfunded. Horrible gardens.but they are remodelling hoping for the best I'll write a new review then

Thank Joaquin F
roslyn, new york
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

Fortunately for me... the gardens opened for two days to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos. There were wonderful native crafts and food.... as well as folk dancing. Be aware that the gardens are under construction and closed most of the time. You can get a sense of the beauty that was and will be. Right now they are unavailable to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

Just like I remember it when I grew up playing in and around the Jardin Borda. My grandparents spent their wedding day in these gardens, just to sit where they sat and kissed was amazing. The gardens need your help to return them to their original splendor, be sure to visit and donate if you can. We loved the Jardin... More 

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

History, beautiful gardens going back in time to visit the wealthy of the wealthy of his time period. Many other attraction near by within walking distance.

Thank john r

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