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“Magic discovered at night”

Versailles Gardens and French Cloister
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Owner description: Beautifully manicured gardens set next to a 12th century Augustine monastery.
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Magic discovered at night”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

After a perfect dinner at Dune, stroll through the beachside gardens and discover this gem, all the more mysterious because you didn't plan it and your (amateur) photos can't quite capture the magic...

Visited November 2013
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Rio Rico, Arizona
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Gorgeous wedding”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

Our son and daughter-in-law were married at the Cloisters. The site is absolutely gorgeous. The Bahamian wedding planner was wonderful. She took care of everything, including an unexpected rain shower!! Even without a wedding this is a must see site on Paradise Island.

Visited November 2013
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2 Thank Karen H
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Clover, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fascinating!”
Reviewed November 17, 2013

There's not a lot to this other than the history, but there is something about being able to touch architecture from another place and time. Plus, it is such a great photo spot!!

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Nancy F
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Rochester, IN
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“serenity”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a nice quiet spot. It is peaceful and scenic and has a view of the water. It is not a long walk from the RIU resort, maybe five to ten blocks.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Teresa212
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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beautiful place”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Just gorgeous. Its hard to describe how this is set up, but you can see the aerial photos on Google maps. There is no admission and no gates. When we were there for about 30 minutes, there was a group of about 20 people who literally walked through in less than 10 minutes, and got back on the bus. There was one person sitting on the grass on the harbor side. Other than the two gardeners, we had the place to ourselves! We took lots of pictures, and just enjoyed the peace and beauty. Read about the history of the gardens and statues online before you visit.

Visited July 2013
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3 Thank Traveler8899
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