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Address: Av. Jose Maria Morelos 271, Cuernavaca 62000, Mexico
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+52 777 318 1050
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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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Beautiful place for saint week

I visited three days in a row with my family the park . We found a marked during the weekend, it was big and we found Mexican crafts at very good price (compared with the markets... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
Jorge E
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Los Angeles, California
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89 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We read about the gardens and expected a small oasis, instead it was a garden with potential. The exhibits were mostly of contemporary art that were ok. Until a renovation is completed, my recommendation is to skip Garden Borda.

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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

I visited three days in a row with my family the park . We found a marked during the weekend, it was big and we found Mexican crafts at very good price (compared with the markets in Mexico City), food, and after 5:00 pm local music, theater, and different shows during the saint week. I really liked to spend my... More 

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Rolling Meadows, IL
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017

This was a good place to spend about an hour. It was quiet and nice for a good stroll. There wasn't much for flowers / vegetation possibly because we visited in the wrong season. None of the fountains were on which took away from the peacefulness.

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Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

In my opinion this site should be much prettier than it is. While it is worth a visit, you can see it all in half an hour. There are current plans to upgrade this site, which is certainly a good idea.

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Courtenay, Canada
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20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

It was nice to be under shade during the hot time of day. The pools need attention, as well as some of the gardens. Nice look at old architecture.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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7 reviews
Reviewed January 26, 2017

These are beautiful gardens that always have a couple of interesting art exhibits going on. Often there are excellent concerts by the water.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A historic place, but it has been neglected for a long time. The gardens and lake should be beautiful places, but it doesnt look beatiful any more, just old and dirty..and nothing tells you about his history at all. The Salas Portugal photo exhibit and the book store are the only things that really means something

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Miami Beach
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120 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Very nice gardens, but what was a surprise is that we stumbled upon the opening of a photo exhibit of Armando Salas Portugal. His photos were taken in the late 1940s and were black and whites of the Mexican Indian ruins and contemporary idiginous Mexicans in the 1940s.

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Tiffin, Ohio
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

The Jardin Borda has a fascinating history. It would be nicer if the garden areas and lake were kept up better. Still, if you are looking for a break from the noise and traffic of downtown Cuernavaca, this is a peaceful natural area. In addition, there are interesting exhibits on special occasions. Their Day of the Dead exhibits in particular... More 

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MN, USA
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124 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

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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