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Address: 480 E Town St, Columbus, OH 43215-4708
Phone Number: 614-645-0197
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Georges Seurat's "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande...

Georges Seurat's "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" is recreated in a sculptured evergreen garden featuring larger-than-life human figures, animals and boats.

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Not perfectly kept up, but still very cool

I really enjoyed seeing this topiary garden and comparing it to the Seurat painting on which it is based. You only need 15-30 minutes here, so it's easy to fit in to a quick visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Austin, Texas
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Northfield, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped by to see the Topiary Garden on a half day trip to Columbus while driving cross country. I am an Art teacher and was anxious to see how the artist had transformed the bushes to resemble Georges Suerat's painting, Afternoon at the Grande Jatte. The results were phenomenal. It is amazing to see how much the bushes resemble... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This eclectic garden is in the middle of a concrete jungle, with a peaceful fountain, and adjacent to the newly remodeled library, it is also beside the cristo-rey high school, this used to be the grounds of the ohio school for the deaf. Its just an amazing place to read a book, feel the breeze, and talk a nice walk... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Behind the new Main Public Library of Columbus (have a look inside!) this park is very nice because of the figures in green. You can walk on the grass to have a close look at them. Little pond with ducks and Canada goose

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed seeing this topiary garden and comparing it to the Seurat painting on which it is based. You only need 15-30 minutes here, so it's easy to fit in to a quick visit to Columbus. My teenage daughter enjoyed it too.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good park where you can come for picnic. It has got some nice Topiary work after Seurat's painting and many are under making.

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yercaud
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is close to Franklin university a welcome piece of tranquility in the middle of high rise buildings the topiary done is not top draw but worth the effort of the creator

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Columbia, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice attempt at recreating a Seurat painting with topiary. But I enjoyed the many large specimen trees more, especially an ancient ginkgo which was the largest I've seen.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent about 30 minutes walking around viewing and taking pictures of the Topiary Garden. I noticed that many needed to be trimmed and shaped properly. It was a very hot day or I would have stayed longer.

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Algonac, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in and walked around the park and enjoyed the topiaries. A nice place to enjoy a picnic or enjoy the surroundings.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a one of a kind topiary garden that is attached to the best library in the country. They just reminded and the library is fantastic. The garden will look familiar to lots of people as it was based after a painting most people know from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The level of skill and time put into this... More 

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