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Casa De Balboa

Neighbourhood: Balboa Park
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Address: 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1662
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Balboa has so much to offer

Yet another beautiful example of the fine buildings that contribute to this park and make each visit a voyage of discovery. With so much to see in such beautiful surroundings at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Yet another beautiful example of the fine buildings that contribute to this park and make each visit a voyage of discovery. With so much to see in such beautiful surroundings at the heart of the city San Diego is so very fortunate.

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and enjoy a relaxing day looking at the attractions. If you are into history this is a must visit.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Balboa Park was a real surprise as were many of the historic Spanish buildings in the park of which this was one. There are many interesting places to visit but most require a fee to enter. There are bus services from downtown to balboa park or just walk up the hill.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

And the Casa del Prado across the lot. The former hosts many museums and is pretty closed in the later has lots going on in the house - tap dancing class in one of the rooms, Musical practice in another - I then found out these were Summer Camp activities! Nice Buildings with multiple purposes.

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Thank Albywon
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201 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

While waking through balboa park after leaving the zoo- we came across really beautiful buildings. This was definitely one of them. I felt like I was back in Spain with the beautiful architecture and design of many buildings in the park.

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Thank Love4Travel616
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

We visit the Ruben Fleet Space Museum and like to stop at this place for wine. It is quite crowded -- especially during Happy Hour but the food, drink and service are all very good.

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Thank Bob R
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

What is there to review but the fact if your not from San Diego, Balboa Park and all its old buildings are beautiful to visit. The park is well maintained with ample parking and ample room for strollers, bikes, and pets. The museum exhibits very from month to month. The Ruben H. Fleet is a great place for kids to... More 

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Thank Sirr B
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Case De Balboa is one of many building located in Balboa Park. This side the building is located The San Diego History Center , Model Railroad Museum & Museum of Photographic Arts. There is a small food stand, with coffees and chips. The Railroad Museum is located in the building basement. you can get there by stair or an elevator.... More 

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Thank Keith M
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Casa de Balboa is a great place to visit alone, with a friend, with your family. It is situated in beautiful Balboa Park and has a 100+ year history. Plan to spend the day there. Visit any of the museums, take in a concert at the Organ Pavilion... Take a picnic, or dine in the Prado Restaurant. It truly is... More 

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We met a group of friends (4 adults and 2 teens) that were in town on vacation from Milan, Italy. They as well as my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the lunch we had and the service that we received at Casa de Balboa. The location in the park is close to museums and the zoo. All in all it... More 

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