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“Don't Miss!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Balboa Park

Balboa Park
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$55*
and up
Private Balboa Park Segway Tour
Ranked #3 of 404 things to do in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: One of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this bucolic paradise is packed with an array of attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Activities for older children
Irvine, California, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Don't Miss!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

If you are in San Diego don't forget to visit Balboa park. Its beautiful.Excellent museums and work of art was amazing. simply loved it..

Visited September 2013
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Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
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“Great way to spend a sunny day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

If you are lucky enough to vacation in San Diego, don´t miss Balboa Park... everybody completes the day after visiting San Diego Zoo... I recommend that you schedule a whole day to visit it with no hurries... there are plenty of things to enjoy... interesting and educational museums, beautiful ponds and gardens... and lots of warm people!

Visited August 2013
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“Nice park.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Nice park. The thing we were missing arend ponds and some statues. Futher it's a very nice park. Clean and fun to visit. Could recommend it to everybody. South side of the park (up to the Zoo), is more fun then the north side.

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Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Stunning gardens and architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This beautiful place is a haven for garden lovers. Water gardens with new Japanese garden extension ( better than the one in San Francisco). Take a stroll around a pond and look for the turtles chomping on water Lilly leaves, or under a huge canopied conservatory, discover plants from all parts of the globe, including a great display of flowering orchids. A lovely place to spend a couple of hours on a hot morning. A good selection of museums are close by. A lovely spot that is not to be missed when visiting San Diego.

Visited August 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Nice park, uninteresting museums.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Enjoy the park, skip the museums none are worthwhile. Spend more time at the city's other attractions instead.

Visited September 2013
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