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“Beautiful Garden in Thousand Oaks”

The Gardens of the World
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Owner description: The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, Inc. The Gardens exist not only as a cultural contribution to the community, but as an educational tool. Volunteer docents lead guided tours and assist with school tours throughout the year.
Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a private garden open to the public. It is free and provides experience in viewing gardens from around the world. There is also a rose garden and Mission exhibit. Knowledgeable docents provide tours with or without appointments. In August on Sundays there are opportunities to listen to bands while picnicing on the grass. It's a great place to bring guests from out-of-town.

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Reviewed March 29, 2014

I wanted to explore a different area of Los Angeles so I got off the freeway on Thousand Oaks Blvd. After I ate my lunch at Mouthful Eatery, they recommended that I go check out the Botanical garden. Just I drove 3 minutes and puled into what looked like an Estate and parked my car.
I walked into the Gardens of the World and what an amazing, tranquil and beautiful place. Very well-kept and somewhat International...they tried. But it was beautiful and definitely a place to enjoy a picnic lunch or early supper.

1  Thank Almaz A
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Situated right in the middle of the city (Thousand Oaks), it is surprising to find such a quiet place. Plenty of paths to walk on and a beautiful waterfall into a pond stocked with huge carp. So nice to sit and relax. Very easy to visit for just a few minutes or an afternoon.

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Reviewed January 22, 2014

Beautiful and tranquil gardens across the street from the Civic Center. Waterfall, fountains, koi pond, rose garden, Calif. Missions exhibit and much more. The docents are friendly and knowledgeable. There are free afternoon jazz concerts in August at the gazebo bandstand. They have a large picnic area with tables, benches and umbrellas. Best of all, there is no cost for admission.

1  Thank Gary W
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

Lovely well kept international themed gardens on a hillside. Spring is the best time to see cherry blossoms and flower gardens. Changing art exhibits, koi pond, CA. mission replica w/murals of ea. mission, fountains, picnic area and summer concerts at the lg. gazebo. Peaceful.

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