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Sunken Gardens

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1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4397
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a wonderful place to spend time! At 10 dollars it’s a great value. I believe it is Florida’s oldest roadside attraction. If you like plants and flowers, you will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank purplekerri1Chicora
Reviewed 5 days ago

Old Florida at it's finest..beautiful gardens, birds, fish and turtles. Just magical! While meandering the shaded, colorful paths..I can just imagine my Grandmother in the 1960's seeing the same thing and saying "Now this is Florida"! The flamingos are a special treat in this "one...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank UPprincess
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful. Worth the money and time. Sanctuary in the city with amazing native plants . Only negative is the captive birds. It’s 2019... gross

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NBPT01950
Reviewed 5 days ago

Liked the garden very much. Still early in the year so not everything was in bloom but definitely worth the detour

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nicole g
Reviewed 6 days ago

My fiancé and I came here to play tourist for the day and it was beautiful. We used Groupon to get a cheaper rate, so definitely check that out! The place is beautiful, to say the least. There's a lot of places to sit and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank christinalupi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inexpensive but not very impressive as it is small and not particularly impressive. Much better to spend more and go to Selby Gardens in Sarasota.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 51Bob
Reviewed 1 week ago

You really must see. Truly like "a blast from the past" in theme park mode. Something soooo inexpensive, yet so pretty. If you love plants & flowers, you'll love this place! It doesn't hurt there is a Carrabas next door. So take in the gorgeous...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank K H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sunken Gardens are a wonderful place for families. Lots of different types of vegetation from large palms and bamboo stands to smaller flowering plants. Many plants are labelled but they need to work on finishing the task. Several areas are works in progress but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mathladyca49
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the Gardens. The paths were easy for my dad's mobility scooter. The Gardens are a nice walk with beautiful trees and plants.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cfkfr
Reviewed 1 week ago

the place is ok. interesting plants. etc. nicely laid out. but lacks the feel of a true botanical garden.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joan C
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6 February 2019|
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Response from cwmass | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there are kennels there, but you can always call and ask.
20 November 2018|
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Response from ERIC353 | Reviewed this property |
They are in a display area separated from the walkway. If you want to see flamingos up close and have them eat out of your hand, visit the Flamingo Jungle Gardens in Sarasota.
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15 November 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Many places to sit and relax, also.