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Address: between 8th and 10th and chesnut and market, Saint Louis, MO
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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City Garden is a quick walk from the Arch. Maps of the artwork made the whole experience more meaningful. Great variety in a small space.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Bel Air, Maryland

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Bel Air, Maryland
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

City Garden is a quick walk from the Arch. Maps of the artwork made the whole experience more meaningful. Great variety in a small space.

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Longview, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the City Garden. It is hard to believe how peaceful it is since it is located in the heart of the city. If I worked downtown, I would bring my lunch and eat there everyday.

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Taos, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, lovely oasis in the middle of downtown St. Louis. Lots of awesome sculptures (as well as some public video art) to admire, local dog walkers abound - this is basically the downtown dog park - and in the summer there are kids swimming in the fountain and playing in the splash garden. I feel exceptionally lucky... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A walk, purposeful or passing time, should always divert through City Garden. It's a well kept, interesting diversion from the streets that surround it. Large art, water features, flower and shrub plantings contribute to this space as a inviting retreat to visitors and residents.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I happened upon this park when we strolling around the city. The park is inviting and sculptures are interesting. This place is especially great for kids. Look-touch-play! There are even water features to play in. It even has a great view of the Arch.

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Midwest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The City Garden is near the Old Capital building and Busch Stadium. It's worth a walk through to see the sculptures. There is also a shooting water fountain in which kids can play in on hot days. Our daughter loved running through it and cooling off.

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Hayward, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice setting for families and solo individuals in the downtown area. We need more places like this to relax and take your mind at ease at other metropolitan cities.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally surprised by the beautiful setting and the amazing art on display at City Garden. And how well kept it is.......no graffiti, no defacing of public property, no destruction of the natural environment. WTG St. Louis! Very pleasant visit. A must see while in St. Louis!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by our hotel to walk through as we had a few hours to hang out one afternoon. Its a lovely park (couple of blocks long) with some very interesting sculptures including kinetic movement. Our 9 year old loved it. They have a wonderful fountain and the kids can play in and our kid had a great time... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some really cool statues and art to see in the middle of the city.There is a fountain area the kids like to splash in during the summer.

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