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“Nice Hidden Garden”

West Martello Tower
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$19.95*
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Key West Hop-on Hop-off Narrated Trolley Tour
Ranked #18 of 168 things to do in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Tropical gardens set in an old fort
Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice Hidden Garden”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

The botanical garden at the tower is small but well-maintained and a nice place to get away from Duval St., relax, and enjoy the tropical beauty.

Visited November 2012
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Don't miss this”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

This is the best place in all of Key West. The garden clubs take care of it and clearly it is loved. You may make a donation as you arrive or leave but there is no fee. So very beautiful !

Visited November 2012
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Portland, Tn
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great View”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Watched the boat races from the top, also got some reat pictures. Just knowing I was standing were so much history was, gave me a sense of pride.

Visited November 2012
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Maryland
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100 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Nice lush place to get away from busy kw!”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

My husband and I took the time to enjoy this lush tropical garden while looking for something low key to do for the day. We took the citiview trolley around the island looking for less obvious attractions. One of the stops was west Martello tower. It is the location for the key west garden club. Lots of pride and dedication is put into the grounds. It is covered with many different plants and trees. It is lush and shaded so it would be perfect to escape the hot sun. It is run on donations only so there is not a set fee to get in. At the main desk there was a volunteer that explained the history of the tower and the significance of the garden club. He was very passionate when walking about the garden club and the history of the fort. This is certainly a must see when touring key west.

Visited November 2012
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wash dc
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242 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A Hideaway”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

The gardens are secluded and free to visit. Gardening enthusiast will enjoy the detailed information provided by the volunteers. Situated near the Aids Memorial and Higgs Beach, the tower and gardens make a nice respite from the crowds.

Visited November 2012
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