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“Hidden gem”
Review of Tohono Chul

Tohono Chul
Ranked #7 of 302 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 21, 2013

This is our first visit. Not much blooming in Dec., but the park is still very charming. Had lunch at the bistro. A beautiful courtyard. I even picked some kumquat oranges. The sweetest kind I have ever had.

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Reviewed December 20, 2013

Laugh with the magician, sing carols with various groups. Delicious buffet and Prickly Pear Margaritas Highlight of the evening was the wonderful band .....Mexican with a hint of irish tunes. Get there about 5:30 for best parking and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season,

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Reviewed December 18, 2013

What a tranquil spot. Lovely setting, interesting landscapes to walk through and enjoy, very well kept and tastefully maintained. If I lived locally I'd have a membership, visiting often with a book, finding a quiet corner to relax and soak up the peaceful atmosphere.

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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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