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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Camden, South Carolina
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Camden, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 3 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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Thank 23rita
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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Thank James P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful garden, gorgeous views everywhere, and right off of Higgs Beach. Get married here, you won't regret it! Just make sure your photographer plans to hustle out back to the beach for sunset photos.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here to rest from biking and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Very beautiful gardens. Help them by donation, but free to see. We liked this as a nice quieter side of KW.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I were playing at the numerous playgrounds in the area by the beach and decided to stop in and check out the West Martello Tower. Wow admission is free but they do accept donations (for all the pictures your going to take throw a five in the donation bin)! This place is georgous, you stop at the... More 

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's free to get in but please leave a donation. It's a small but a beautiful serene place built in an old fort that was never finished. The fort was taken over by the garden club in the 50's. It's worth an hour or so of your time.

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Munster, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice garden tucked away from everything and near the ocean. It has some history and can be done quickly and doesn't take a long time.

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