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Address: 295 Arlington Dr, Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA 91105-3340
Phone Number:
+1 626-441-4478
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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fabulous area to see great gardens

Great for walking, great gardens, lots to see THe Japanese garden was very realistic. The roses were amazing. The Museums were excellent

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for walking, great gardens, lots to see THe Japanese garden was very realistic. The roses were amazing. The Museums were excellent

Thank Shuggiplum
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite garden. A piece of hidden heaven, it is like entering inside a painting. It's very intimate, each spot is unique. Unique flowers and plants, little corners where to read, write, meditate, study, have lunch or dinner. The garden is well kept by very lovely people. It's a home.

Thank Inakis E
South Pasadena, California
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Love coming here when taking a walk with my wife or the kids. It's really beautiful and somewhat secluded right off Pasadena Ave. Yet, once you're walking around inside, it's really cute and almost it's own little garden getaway. The people who curate it have really done wonders with this little space. Nice place to take pictures also. Come in... More 

Thank Emmanuel B
Pasadena, California
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122 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This was an abandoned cal trans lot which a couple adopted and turned into a nice little garden. The signs in the park describe it as having several different "rooms" with different feel to them. There are several seating areas. When we were there two different couples were having picnic lunches. We walked most all the paths in about 15... More 

Thank So_Cal_Illini_81
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely family picnic in Arlington Gardens, Pasadena. It was everyone's first visit to the gardens. We found several ideal tables beckoning us to lay out our picnic and relax. The one we chose was tucked away, with fascinating flora and fawna all around. After lunch we strolled through many diverse types of vegetation, sat for a spell... More 

1 Thank 862natalief
Pasadena, California
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84 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

A beautiful "community" garden perfect for strolls, picnicking, reading or even bocce ball/horseshoes (if you bring your own equipment).

Thank 100lat
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place to walk around , we visit here to wait for the traffic to go down and we were glad we did , this place is nice garden to relax and enjoy the day out of traffic, beautiful plants and flowers.

Thank Doug F
Los Angeles, California
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159 reviews
110 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

When I read about this park it seem like a small place to see native plants. On e we got there we notice although it appears small all the small trails and plants make this place feel much bigger. All within the park there are sitting areas. You may feel like a lot of families brought their yard furniture and... More 

1 Thank lxjuarez
Pasadena, California
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is not your every day park. It is more like an arboretum filled with interesting plants. In the Spring it is overflowing with California poppies. A lovely spot to sit and enjoy.

Thank WendyCob
Sonoma County, Calilfornia
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Interesting to see some of these plants, so appropriate to this area, in a garden setting. Very informal and in some places slightly overgrown but nice to visit. In some cases plant tags are missing or under foliage...not sure how work in this garden is financed...so giving them the benefit of the doubt that they are doing all they can... More 

1 Thank CalPolyMomToo

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