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Sunken Gardens

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1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4397
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a relaxing afternoon and found it here. The grounds are gorgeous and the walk is peaceful. The koi in the ponds are HUGE. One thing I didn't not like was the lack of identifiers for the plants. And I was frustrated...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a leisurely walk through amazing plants. Loved the tall palms and enjoyed seeing the flamingos.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank luv02golf
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this place on Trip Advisor and it sounded great, and we found a Groupon which made it in even better. We were really surprised by this place. It's really lovely with paved paths which are great for those in wheelchairs, etc. There...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Shellco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely garden near downtown St Petersburg. All walkways are paved and appear to be wheelchair accessible. A bit hard to find - it's in a building that has Carraba's in the front of it (park in the Carraba's parking lot). They also have a koi...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the sunken gardens on a Friday afternoon. We found the history of the garden interesting and the garden layout is great. It took about 2 hours for us to stroll the garden and take in all of the plantings. This also impressed us...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice gardens with lots of tropical plants from around the world. Has open grassy area for weddings, etc. Not a huge place but nicely done. Very commercial area, even reading about the setting, I was surprised to find it tucked into the spot it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stoja17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to bring kids or spend some relaxing off time. It's a really nice place to have a wedding or an event (I attended a wedding outside in the gardens). It's very quiet and pleasant!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 494RobertD494
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been wanting to go to the Gardens for several years and finally managed it this trip. The landscaping is lush, with many plants I know and several I couldn't identify. Another reviewer objected to the animals; however, the birds had large cages (certainly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This garden is small, but well curated and maintained. It makes for an enjoyable couple of hours' visit.Highly recommend for a relaxing, pleasant stroll in the shade on a hot day.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank miamimimi2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an hour or so in the Sunken Gardens. It is well laid out and appears accessible to all (although be sure to check If you have mobility issues as I could be wrong) Some gorgeous plants shrubs and trees and pretty warerways and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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SharkieO
February 5, 2019|
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Response from 734-_Mel734-_ | Reviewed this property |
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rifam
November 20, 2018|
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Response from ERIC353 | Reviewed this property |
They are in a display area separated from the walkway. If you want to see flamingos up close and have them eat out of your hand, visit the Flamingo Jungle Gardens in Sarasota.
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Julie H
November 14, 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Many places to sit and relax, also.
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