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“Magical Christmas Experience”
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 December 18, 2013

We visited for the first time during their Holiday Nights and found it to be a magical experience with the whole park aglow in lights. There were three bands playing in different areas, so we sat and listened a while to two of them - especially liked the one with the Spanish guitar and violin. We wandered all around and since it was dark except for the Christmas lights, we didn't see a lot of the gardens except along the walkways. With the almost full moon, the lights, and the music, it was enchanting. We splurged on their special buffet at Garden Bistro. What a spread and really delicious. This was one of those special experiences we'll look back on year after year when we remember Christmases past.

1  Thank Linda C
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

We were here last year; made a point to return this year. A very beautiful, relaxful spot despite the proximity to the main thorofares. Nice little restaurant, too.

1  Thank David L
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

While in Tucson, was looking for some place to see nature in a area park.
This palce offers some great natureal trails and gardens. Appears to be great for bird watching.

1  Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed December 3, 2013

Went to the festive holiday thing they had there. A bit pricey at $15 a head but good music -steel drums and Nutcracker ballet exhibition.

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Small but lovely. Nice stretch of desert full of flowers, butterflies and birds. Don't miss saturday butterfly walk. Docents excellent. Super restaurant for lunch.

1  Thank Bird-Fanatic
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