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Sunken Gardens

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1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4397
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A lush oasis i. The South. Divers plant and tree life. And birds too. Would visit again. Feels like you are in rsinforest.

Thank Nella S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love the gardens, what few animals they have etc. I had to go back in to feed the koi!!!! Some of them look like dragons!!!!!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I first went to Sunken Gardens as a child. I took my children there. Now I take friends. It is a beautuful old garden with a lot of birds. Beautiful peaceful walkways with gorgeous flowers everywhere. The back half has one of the largest bougainvillea...More

Thank justyoungatheart
Reviewed 5 days ago

this is a very early St Petersburg retreat - found in the crux of the tourist areas, Sunken Guardens is the quintessential decompression place - the beautiful plantings and the surprising parrots, flamingos and tortoises providing wonderful nature is, of itself, a calming, decompressing experience...More

Thank clairegl1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Sunken gardens is really a nice place to visit. Great harden. A nice walk through the gardens. Highly recommend. Only $10 a person very reasonable. Paul

Thank Paulsylma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

heard about this place from so many people and checked it out with a Groupon. it is well laid out and the map makes it easy to walk through. they are working on several of the exhibits right now that involve the wildlife. parking is...More

Thank Tropicalmich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great small garden with tons of character! Flamingo exhibit is a great feature but plant collection is well marked and taken care of. A few beautiful spots for events!

Thank zooplantgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going in the midst of July summer heat you definitely want to arrive first thing when they open in the morning. It is definitely a sticky humid outdoor environment that resembles a mini jungle at moments with the tree coverage. There is...More

Thank FeedbackYouNeed2Hear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised when we found we could visit the gardens as part of our membership to the Mote Aquarium. (A fabulous investment!) This is a wonderful cool stop in warm weather as most of the garden is shady with water features, birds and beautiful...More

Thank Janjan56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in the area for the children's museum but were done with that quickly so we walked right next door. This place is amazing and really surprising they fit all they did into such a small space. It was beautiful and calming to walk...More

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Ron R
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Kelly C | Reviewed this property |
There are so many paths that cross each other it would be hard to answer exactly. They have a lot of places to sit and enjoy the beauty. I would say less than a mile.
Sherri W H
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Z-FloridaFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes-it is quite large
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Response from Beachgirl_08Pa | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is wheelchair accessible but it can get crowded and hard for wheelchairs and people to pass by in some of the walkways.