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Sunken Gardens

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1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4397
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyable few hours wandering around the gardens viewing plants, trees, ponds with koi, some butterflies, exotic birds. Nice stroll through the 4 acres of gardens. Free parking. Discount for seniors. Great bakery around the corner - Southern Bay Bakery.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diana B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hidden treasure hidden beneath the City if you will. Slightly below street level.....beautiful plant life typical of Florida. Reasonable admission and free parking. Fairly easy walking....take your time and soak it in !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kenn S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really had not intention of going to these gardens when planning my trip, but I found myself with a free sunny morning. Right on the edge of an old neighborhood, these couple blocks of old sinkhole have been expertly landscaped into a tropical haven....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden was created after sinkhole happened. There are many palms and plants, flowers, koi ponds. Also birds, flamingos from Chile. You wander around paved paths at leisure and admire all of the beauty. A lovely way to spend a few hours on a nice...More

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

I'm not sure I would have noticed this attraction but my daughter bought me a Groupon ticket for Christmas. It was absolutely enchanting and I'm so glad that we stumbled on it. Wonderfully curated, an amazing collection of plants. I would absolutely return. We were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margaret635
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply a lovely way to spend a few hours walking, holding hands and enjoying the warm weather while looking at beautiful plants admist a natural setting.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chrisandlisajoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Sunken Gardens while in Florida. What a beautiful facility! We had a great and enjoyable time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marla G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The garden is really a sort of maze that allows one to wander to its lowest point and then back up again, along the way enjoying a vast array of varietal palms and tropical plants. This place is well maintained and close to places for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a surprise in the middle of the city. If you love nature or plants then you’ll like this place. There are small koi ponds, flamingos and other birds along the paths. There are benches along the paths for you to sit and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Darleen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 45 mins here strolling around and enjoying the plants and wildlife. Peaceful and calm. Lots of spots to sit and look around. Beautiful trees and plants. Parrots, very pink flamingos, turtles and more here to see. Make sure you get your coupons in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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 kellyc864 | Reviewed this property |
There are so many paths that cross each other it would be hard to answer exactly. They have a lot of places to sit and enjoy the beauty. I would say less than a mile.