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Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden

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Address: 1200 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA

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Small Rose Garden, but the views are fantastic!

The Rose Garden itself is small. During the winter, the roses are cut back and not blooming - however, it is still worth visiting for the views. Cordornices Park is across the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Rose Garden itself is small. During the winter, the roses are cut back and not blooming - however, it is still worth visiting for the views. Cordornices Park is across the street and is a beautiful park with picnic areas, playground and hiking trails. You may want to talk Uber (for example) up to see the Rose Garden and... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

You enter the rose garden at the top of the hill, and can then walk down the terraces. It is well maintained with a variety of roses.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

The Berkeley Rose Garden was divine. Einstein lived nearby for a year and came in the evenings to sit on these ancient benches to enjoy the sunsets and engage in conversations with all who came. Children can play in the creek and run up and down into the amphitheater. The adjacent tennis courts bring the pop pop sound of tennis... More 

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Merion, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Even in winter there were a few roses in bloom. Locals come to sunset to sit and enjoy the view. Fine to bring wine.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Went on foot to Rose Garden from downtown Berkeley. It's almost hour walk up Hill. It's located on the ridge. Rose was few maybe it was not season . But view from here is good. You can see golden gate bridge.

Thank Rabi Narayan S
san francisco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This garden is worth the visit if you happen to be in the Berkeley. It's hard to find a rose gardens maintained by a city with competing demands on its resources. Over the years the garden has been more or less maintained, and it's roses are beautiful when blooming, and true it has seen better days, but is worth the... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

A visit to this garden is a joy at most any time of the year when the roses are blooming. The variety of roses is lovely. The view is amazing! And the general energy of the place is uplifting. Unfortunately, the garden is in major disrepair, which cannot be overlooked. Sure do wish someone would fund a complete rejuvenation of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Parking - on the street Cost - free Time at location - 10 mins to walk about unless you are going to sit for a while. There are plenty of benches. Gardens - ok, however, a little run down. Unless you are particularly into roses you should go to the Berkeley botanical gardens or the gardens at Merrit Lake for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

It's currently under some type of renovation and construction (September 2016), but when the roses are blooming the place is beautiful. Perfect for a leisurely afternoon stroll. The names of the roses are sometimes very amusing to read. The streets in the surrounding area are slightly hilly, but lovely residential neighborhoods.

Thank Tersa_1906
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Located in the middle of a nice and wealthy neighborhood with huge and ancient trees. If you visit the municipal rose garden is ok., always climbing or descending, but if you go to the left side there is a walk in a deep forest like, and you cross little bridges made of wood., without pave , nice and peaceful .... More 

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