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Address: 1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040
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Tropical gardens set in an old fort

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Hidden gem of Key West

Been to Key West many times and never heard of this attraction. Took a walk one morning and found this on our way. Nice small gardens provide a nice quiet contrast to Duval... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
philcsjr
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Weare, New Hampshire
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Weare, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been to Key West many times and never heard of this attraction. Took a walk one morning and found this on our way. Nice small gardens provide a nice quiet contrast to Duval Street. Admission is free, though give a donation.

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always love to visit Martello Tower when in Key West. Besides the old fort setting, the gardens are peaceful and serene in the beach setting. Educational too!

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is and old fort in Key West, Florida that is leased and maintained by The Key West Garden Club. It is also used by the Key West Orchid Society. In terror and exterior it is just a beautiful old fort. The variety of plants and trees just breath taking.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Won't take long to walk around, but the garden is very pretty. You will be given a map with the points of interest, and take your time and go through it. No charge, but give a donation. Friendly staff will explain the history to you. Very close to Higgs beach, so by all means if you are at the beach... More 

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Harrison Township, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cool botanical garden with a bit of war history. Really nice views too. The place is supported by donations and a lot of volunteers. Good rest from the hot beach sun.

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Camden, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most folks happen upon the West Martello Tower quite by accident. Maybe they brought fido for a play in the very nice dog park next door. Or perhaps enjoy the beach which raps all around 3 sides. Or even enjoy the sights or fish from the large concrete pier. Or just maybe, your interested in Key West history. What ever.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After passing by this attraction several times I finally decided to stop in and see what it was all about. I was really pleasantly surprised there was a lot to see and a great deal of history. do not over look this attraction when visiting Key West

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The West Martello Tower is a beautiful outdoor area just off of the beach. It is a special site to spend some time enjoying the outdoors and all of the flora in the gardens. Worth the visit.

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Davie, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The archway is so very impressive and makes for a great photo op ....be careful not to bang your head. The view of the water is gorgeous and worth a 10 and the ruins are interesting, but the landscaping was surprisingly unremarkable. Is this a must see? I don't think so.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, "worth it" is a bit of a misnomer. It is free to get in (please people, put a couple of dollars in the donation bucket). I'm not much of a gardener or botanist, but this place is full of unique plants and trees. Stop by and buy a plant to bring some KW back to your home.

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