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“Pretty and secluded”
Review of Abkhazi Garden

Abkhazi Garden
Ranked #23 of 202 things to do in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Created by the Russian Prince and Princess Abkhazi, this lovely garden spans just over an acre and features native Garry oaks, Japanese Maples and splendid rhododendrons.
Reviewed October 3, 2012

These gardens are in a residential area and very tranquil. They are maintained by the TLC and definitely worth a stroll through. The history and background associated with the gardens and the house is fascinating and the admission price is worth the cause!

1  Thank Crystelshine
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

didn't know what to expect but went anyway. went the same week as Butchart Gardens. Abkhazi is much nicer and costs about half to one third as much and doesn't take a long drive in the country to find.

absolutely lovely gardens and sweet story of how they came to be.

Thank saanichguy
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

Although much smaller than Bouchart Gardens (and much less expensive), this garden is a fantastic place for tea and scones (much cheaper and much better than hugh tea at the Empress). The story behind this private garden makes it all the more wonderful and this place will be a must visit on every trip to Victoria (we went for tea and scones 3 times in one week).

1  Thank Lynne N
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed hearing the background story and exploring the garden. We took lots of pictures and got some great gardening ideas. I really wished they had more seeds for sale in their giftshop, though.

1  Thank M-E-A-A
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

A beautiful garden hidden from view - a bit difficult to find but worth the effort. Street parking only. Go in the spring when the huge rhodos are in bloom.

Thank Pam I
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