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California Scenario

Park Centre Drive, Costa Mesa, CA
+1 714-384-5500
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Beautiful and tranquil garden, but difficult to find!

As some reviews have commented, this garden is difficult to find as there are no indications at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New Jersey
Diamond In The Rough

I had heard of this place before, but never knew exactly where it was. After dinner at TGIF we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan C
Costa Mesa, California
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This sculpture garden by Isamu Noguchi interprets California.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Park Centre Drive, Costa Mesa, CA
+1 714-384-5500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As some reviews have commented, this garden is difficult to find as there are no indications at all where it is. Luckily, we came here on a Sunday and drove around trying to locate the garden. Please note, that it is behind the Comerica office...More

Thank PepperNewJersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard of this place before, but never knew exactly where it was. After dinner at TGIF we figured it's gotta be around here close so we asked a couple people. One had no idea and the other said it was right by TGIF....More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 30 May 2017

It took us over a hour to find this garden the first we visited it. There was no signage that we could find. It is an exquisite piece of art - an extraordinary garden of sand, stones, water, trees and sculpture. Take a sweater or...More

1  Thank MelindaKHM03
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Behind 611 Anton Blvd. in Costa Mesa is an utterly unexpected jewel, a 1.5 acre sculpture garden by Isamu Noguchi. The collection of sculptures is a representation of California using both symbolic and minimalist vocabularies. There are mountains, rivers, cacti. This land was used for...More

2  Thank Dean M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

If you want to slow down & relax.... this is the best ZEN spot to do it. Surrounded by Parking structure walls and high rise buildings, this is a welcome oasis. In the evening, you can do shadow dancing along the walls... FUN and learn...More

1  Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a nifty art installation tucked between a parking structure and a couple of high rises in an out of the way corner of the business park no-man's land tucked between South Coast Plaza and the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center. It's supposed to represent...More

Thank venckman2017
Reviewed 4 March 2017

1.6 acre walkable sculpture park behind TGIF and Comerica office building--famous Japanese artist who has taken typical Calif nature (eg, redwoods, sandstone) and created artistic walk-around park (takes 10-15min, but you could spend longer to just relax and get away from the busier streets)

Thank LikeTravel2014
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I highly recommend this artistic stop, while you are in the area. It reminds you of the disparate elements that make California one unique place. Take time to savor each bit of this installation, and hopefully you are there when it's quiet enough to here...More

2  Thank christina_onthe_road
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I was looking for some hiking opportunities near my hotel during my visit in Southern California. The Wildlife walk around was perfection. I went over to explore three separate times and found it charming! It has dirt trails and pavement that take you over and...More

1  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The garden is truly wonderful. It is peaceful, spacious, and well laid out. It is a simple garden, meant for contemplation. It is not one that offers up distractions, such as flowers. However, the bordering buildings have a (rightfully so) diligent security staff who will...More

Thank Steve S
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24 October 2016|
Response from A C | Reviewed this property |
This attraction is free.
29 August 2016|
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Response from Lilia W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so. If the dog is on a leash and not barking, I think it will be fine.
4 July 2016|
Response from FineDinerPatty | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that it has a formal address. Plug 3400 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, into your navigation system, or just type in "intersection of Paularino and Bristol in Costa Mesa. Drive north. If you hit... More