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Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Encinitas
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Federal Way, Washington
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61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Peace and serenity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

I absolutely loved these gardens. They are the loveliest I have ever seen. Immaculate. Spotless. Every single brown leaf gone. Peaceful. Free. Absolutely don't miss it, but leave your cell phone in your car, and get ready to feel the Spirit.

Visited September 2012
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Palm Desert, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

Closed Mondays. Make an effort to spend time here. It is like heaven with the beach and the gardens. The breeze was refreshing and the koi ponds were breathtaking

Visited September 2012
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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Peace”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

If you want a real treat and some peace try and visit their gardens. It is beautiful. Also be sure to stop by the adjacent book store and shop. Really nice gifts and cards. Check out the musical instrument - beautiful.

Visited September 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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115 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
“Beautiful Meditation Gardens”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

This is a peaceful and lovely garden situated on a cliff overlooking the Ocean. They don't charge to visit the gardens and they subsist on donations. This is a place for quiet strolling and meditation. I would not recommend it for children under the age of 5 or those who are very active and exuberant.

I especially liked the Koi ponds and the beautiful flowers.

Visited September 2012
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Dayton, Ohio
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

This is a wonderful place in a perfect location. The grounds were perfect. The buildings were beautiful. I wish I had had more time to spend there.

Visited August 2012
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