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casa borda

Interesting place. Most of it in renovation so there is a feeling of it being half done. However... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
profokop
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Helsinki, Finland
Wasn’t as great as advertised

It was 30 peso to enter. I was kinda disappointed but having said that I still enjoy it anyway. The... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Sy X
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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These large 18th-century gardens were once visited by Emperor Maximilian.
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Avenida Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon 271, Cuernavaca 62000, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Interesting place. Most of it in renovation so there is a feeling of it being half done. However there is lots of local cultural activity.

Thank profokop
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

It was 30 peso to enter. I was kinda disappointed but having said that I still enjoy it anyway. The water fountain wasn’t turn on. The pond was dirty. It needs a lot of renovations to make it looks nicer. The good thing is it...More

Thank Sy X
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Lovely languid park in some disrepair...some nice art exhibits in the side mansion which was the summer home of Carlotta

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I looked forward to visiting the gardens and enjoyed the special exhibits on view, however, the gardens have not been well maintained. It has obviously seen better times.

Thank dioslluvia
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Jardin Borda was the summer residence of emperor Maximiliano of Hapsburg and his wife Carlota. Now is a beautifully maintain cultural center with fantastic art exhibitions of very talented local artist, beautiful gardens and a bookshop. I always enjoy visiting this space it is a...More

2  Thank mundosully
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The house and the exhibit halls were great. There were 2-3 exhibits on when I was there and they were both good and worth the time. The gardens and fountains are run down. The lake looks run down too but the Day of Dead arrangement...More

Thank halti
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

For all the promotion of the place as grand (and clearly it once was) it's just a tired run down old garden with little to recommend it. It's too bad that there is no money to make it gray again but there is nothing now...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Jardín Borda is a beautiful place to step out of the crowdy streets in downtowns Cuernavaca. Go there and have a walk through the gardens or visit some of the cultural activities

Thank Yolanda G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We read about the gardens and expected a small oasis, instead it was a garden with potential. The exhibits were mostly of contemporary art that were ok. Until a renovation is completed, my recommendation is to skip Garden Borda.

Thank Wanderlust2travlers
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I visited three days in a row with my family the park . We found a marked during the weekend, it was big and we found Mexican crafts at very good price (compared with the markets in Mexico City), food, and after 5:00 pm local...More

Thank Jorge E
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