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Address: Morelos Avenue, Cuernavaca, Mexico
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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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good display of art works, grounds are being renavated.

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
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Escazu, Costa Rica

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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

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roslyn, new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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.

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Cancun, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Base of the state's department of culture, You can expect expositions, performances, etc. The garden area is nice to walk around in the afternoon.

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Scotland, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

These gardens were lovely and well kept. Spent a bit of time wandering around with a group I was chaperoning. Visited in 2013, it was so nice.

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