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“Butterflies galore! and a few hummingbirds”
Review of Tohono Chul

Tohono Chul
Ranked #7 of 301 things to do in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Cultivate your appreciation for the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty and the impression it makes on everyone who explores our “Desert Corner”. Here, the seasons inspire wondrous events both in nature and culturally; Tohono Chul celebrates every opening, whether for an internationally known artist or an exquisite cactus flower. Wander the natural desert gardens—escape the noise of everyday. Engage in our sincere passion to evolve “The Desert Corner” as an integral crossroads of nature, art and culture.
Reviewed November 2, 2012

An awfully small chunk of land devoted to desert flora & fauna. Staff problems made eating in the tea room a half-hour wait. They would not even seat us at one of the many empty tables because they would not be able to serve us. Went elsewhere to eat.

A disappointment.

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

We love this park. It's such a gorgeous venue. My husband and I got married here and it was just beautiful.
The little restaurant is quite good. A simple lunch here is made special by the ambiance and the unusual foods offered.
The gift shop is a must stop for visitors, with tons of cute southwestern themed gifts.
Top your visit off with a walk through the grounds of this beautiful place that showcases Native plants and end up at one of the ever changing art exhibits.
This park is a little jewel! A must see for visitors and residents alike!

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

The breakfast had a good variety. The outdoor museum was very well done with educational displays and talks. Staff very informative and helpful. Enjoyed learning more about the area.

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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Really enjoyed the weather and the gorgeous desert vegetation. It was really amazing to see the variety of birds and butterflies. I forget how beautiful this park is, particularly with the mountains nearby. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Going to one of the most beautiful cacti gardens in Tucson, you may eat outside, among the various birds, and flowers, or be seated inside. There is a giftshop, a place to buy plant, etc. Also, trails to tale leading through the gardens.

1  Thank KellyTucsonArizona
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