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The Kampong

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Address: 4013 Douglas Road, Biscayne Bay, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133
Phone Number: 305.442.7169
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enter the gates of this hidden oasis tucked in metropolitan Miami. See the...

Enter the gates of this hidden oasis tucked in metropolitan Miami. See the sausage tree, named for its pendulous fruit hanging from ropelike stalks. Stand dwarfed by a hundred-year-old baobab from Tanzania that weighs almost 50 tons. Drink in the haunting fragrance of plants prized by the perfume industry. See the vibrant magenta blossoms of the pink trumpet tree as they color the horizon. Touch the hard hexagonal projections on the skins of the jakfruit, the world's largest tree fruit, or the feathery foliage of the canary yellow royal poinciana from Guyana. Discover the place that David Fairchild, the "Columbus of American Horticulture" called home.

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Botanical Garden

What an amazing place to tour, relax, and learn of new and interesting plant life! And the home is perfectly maintained!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Frank R Mr C
Pittsburgh, United States
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Pittsburgh, United States
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place to tour, relax, and learn of new and interesting plant life! And the home is perfectly maintained!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I learned about this attraction from Trip Advisor. The fee was $15/pp, if I remember correctly. When we arrived, we actually drove right by the front gate. It's very inconspicuous. We learned to AVOID RED GATE main entrance because it leads you to the front of the house where parking is very, very limited. There's a black... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited during the 2016 Junior League of Miami Showhouse event, when the house was decorated by various up and coming designers. The property is charming and restful, and it felt as if the original owners (for there was another after Dr Fairchild) still lived there. It felt strange visiting a property named "The Kampong" as in... More 

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Big Pine Key, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I've visited here and it's absolutely incredible. The tropical vegetation and especially the tropical Fruits there is so luxurious, with incomparable blazes of colors and exotic fruits. The time spent on the tour will leave you breathless. Barbara our guide spouted with historical and current information about Dr. Fairchild and what he's done for American... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The Kampong National Botanical Garden is a small garden in Coconut Grove, Miami. If do you have time to spare during you visit in Miami I suggest that you visit this charming property. The garden is beautiful and the upkeep is excellent. The entrance is only with appointment which make you feel practically alone in your visit.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 941 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I grew up in Miami and spent a lot of time in the Grove and not once did I know about the Kampong House until Groupon offered a discount ticket. I decided to purchase a ticket and come and see what I had missed all these years. The month of April is Kampong's Showhouse, which is sponsored by the Junior... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places next to vizcaya and the botanical garden! The history is very interesting and there are actually students living and studying on the premises! The point view is absolutely breathtaking!

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Coconut Grove, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

A beautiful botanical garden, with lots of rare species and a historic house. Great venue for weddings or events. Right on Biscayne Bay.

1 Thank Charliep57
Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

This is an intimate and lovely botanical garden on Biscayne Bay, filled with well tended rare plants. It is perfect for leisurely strolls and has benches for contemplation. You must make an appointment to enter the gates, and parking is quite limited.

2 Thank pixilations
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We recently attended a wedding at The Kampong in Miami, what a beautiful location! The wedding was a dream. Overall I think this is worth a visit!

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