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Its nice, its free and has a few areas to picnic under trees

It's small but since it's free and parking is easy on the street nearby... make it part of your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rob19321
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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We visited this rose garden rather late in the season so there really wasn't much to see, but in... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
califcasl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's small but since it's free and parking is easy on the street nearby... make it part of your visit. Wheelchair accessible and remember, its' seasonal.... roses are brightest at different times of the year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rob19321
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this rose garden rather late in the season so there really wasn't much to see, but in season, it must be truly amazing.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank califcasl
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This park is FREE! A great place for a picnic, sitting in the sun or shade to read a book, or taking a stroll through the fabulous rows of roses.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stefani1220
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The rose garden and the adjoining heritage orchard are very, very special, as it the river trail. However, the City of San Jose is not taking care of this area, or of another park we visited (Kelley Park, which houses the Japanese Garden). And apparently...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Went there with friends walk. It was beautiful and relaxing. You can smell the different rose aromas.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L1201AAlindag
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The Master Gardeners organized this event in Spring. It was so much fun meeting with like-minded folk who dedicate their time to beautifying Silicon Valley. But after 2 hours in the sun I had to call it a day - tiring!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sateesh L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nice view of Roses most of the year. Its right in the heart if south bay area. Closer to most cities in santaclara county

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Muthu R
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I visited at a time when the Municipal Rose Garden was in full bloom - and yet this garden was past peak bloom on all but a few bushes. Beautiful blooms is not the point of this garden. A visitor is compensated two ways -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank seggerman
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The roses were breathtaking. The grounds and roses are very well taken care of. It was peaceful and beautiful and perfect setting for a picnic.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Krichins
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My husband and I take our picnic dinner in the summer time and spread out a blanket and enjoy the roses. Wonderful oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank helenlF8021BD
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CharmingSporean
24 April 2018|
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Response from Jill P | Property representative |
Late April and most of May is best. Before the first heat wave.
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Sjwright2013
26 June 2016|
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Response from GrannyGo55 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive around the airport, left on Coleman Ave, then Left on W Taylor - or faster to exit onto highway 87 South (Guadalupe Pkwy). Right on W Taylor St exit. Gardens will to your left. The first garden is Guadalupe... More
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Ann O
2 November 2015|
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Response from Jill P | Property representative |
Japantown is just over the Hwy 87 Bridge. Lots of great lunch places there.
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