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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
+1 919-684-3698
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Many quiet nooks for a rest

If you are visiting the Duke campus or even just Durham, these gardens are well worth a visit. They... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christine180250
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
BEAUTIFUL

If you're going to Duke, you HAVE to stop at these gardens. They're absolutely beautiful with an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
amor281
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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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“japanese garden” (41 reviews)
“koi pond” (38 reviews)
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426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
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+1 919-684-3698
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"beautiful garden"
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"japanese garden"
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"koi pond"
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"native plants"
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"full bloom"
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"spring and summer"
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"year round"
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"different areas"
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"water features"
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"few hours"
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"visitor center"
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"couple of hours"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are visiting the Duke campus or even just Durham, these gardens are well worth a visit. They are beautifully maintained and everywhere there are quiet nooks and crannies with seats to rest and admire the views or plants. The gardens are organised into...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're going to Duke, you HAVE to stop at these gardens. They're absolutely beautiful with an arrangement of plants from all over the world. Truly a treasure of Duke.

Thank amor281
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easy walk and well maintained than I expected. This place is gorgeous and worth visiting. Not that much walk for active person like me but could be pretty much walk for the others. Maps are everywhere so you will not get lost. Public fountain just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had some time to fill and wanted to check out the campus, even though I'm not a big fan of Duke athletics. Saw a strange stick sculpture from the road, so ventured in. Was so surprised by the sheer size of Duke Gardens. Being from...More

Thank Sockdrawer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was passing and decided to stop by. The gardens are beautiful and so well kept. Lot of different areas to see and enjoy. There is a cute shop to visit too which has some very unique items. Definitely worth the visit

Thank 2jm2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to take a short walk or to spend hours. There are benches in the shade and lots of open green areas for children to run around in. There are water features, many paths, and just about every kind of plant...More

Thank Isabel F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for couples to relax, explore and communicate. Lots of variety from all over the world. Well maintained paths and exhibits.

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always changing, delightful in any season. Beautiful place to enjoy. Love to take our guests to show off this part of Duke University.

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in a rainy day. It was pouring and we still enjoyed the views. Beautiful landscapes, plants and flowers. It might be amazing on a sunny day!

Thank Lul308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A place for all to enjoy at any time of year. Trees from around the world and seasonal perinials completed by local annuals. Something always in bloom. No fishing....lol.

Thank Randy E
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Amy C
August 6, 2018|
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Response from MGracie2015 | Reviewed this property |
Park in the main entrance and go to the information wall. There are maps showing all areas of the garden. I like to follow to the right (not the main entrance that leads to the fountain) and take the trail around the... More
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DogHouse D
July 21, 2018|
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Response from MGracie2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It is open everyday to dusk.
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DogHouse D
July 21, 2018|
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Response from jgpetry | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, actually quite popular Seems dawn to dusk.
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