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Municipal Rose Garden

Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
+1 408-794-7274
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This place is absolutely amazing and beautiful. There's lots of roses and it's such an amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jacquilyn S
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Smell the Roses!

We arrived in late June between blooms but still plenty of roses to see. Many colors very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
+1 408-794-7274
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing and beautiful. There's lots of roses and it's such an amazing view. They smell awesome too. They have areas where you can just hang out or even have a picnic.

Thank Jacquilyn S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived in late June between blooms but still plenty of roses to see. Many colors very colorful. Very beautiful! There is a clear flat area for kids to play. Bring water as it can get a sweaty quick. Limited shade. Taco Bell/ KFC and...More

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's an interesting garden in that I have not seen anything like this in any of the cities to which I've traveled. Literally right in the middle of a neighborhood. Very well kept. Roses were blooming everything - photographers dream. We saw families with picnics...More

Thank LydiaK313
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a place on the way from the Winchester House to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum that you should not miss. The vastness and variety of the rose bush plants is amazing. But be warned, that when the local schools are having their grad ceremonies...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a bit apprehensive as I read the roses were past their prime but not to fear, it is still a wonderful place to sit and ponder while smelling the fragrance of the roses. I used to come here as a child for picnics...More

Thank Rebekajean
SJRoseGarden, Public Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting. Yes, the first bloom April-May is always the most impressive, We are beginning our second bloom cycle which will hit peak in about 2-3 weeks, but here are always plenty of blooms to see and smell. Fun fact: if the sign that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. This place is incredible. Buried in a neighborhood of homes it's a gem of stopping point for any tourist or resident who just wants to enjoy a peaceful moment. The intensity of roses can be sensed a few blocks away. There are so many...More

Thank Bacinac
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've taken thousands of photos at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden. The award-winning rose garden can easily be missed on a trip to Silicon Valley. It's a must-see for rose-lovers.

Thank GlennFrancoSimmons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though the flowers are starting to end for the season, it was easy to see how this place would be amazing in full bloom. The flowers that remained were gorgeous. Note- there are public restrooms.

1  Thank waterangel21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden is a beautiful park, filled with all types of roses. It has won a national award, and has a dedicated group of volunteers who help city staff with upkeep. There is a beautiful fountain in the center, with open...More

Thank jayhawk0575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place had wide variety of roses. Is a good place for kids, family and couples as well. It does have a bit large area where kids/family can play around or have a seat on ground.

Thank Krishna K
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EniaroL O
Can you pick some flowers at the rose garden????
6 June 2017|
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Response from SyvieGi | Reviewed this property |
No, but you can pick up the pedals which fell 😁. We used them for Potpourri
Can you sit on the grass with a picnic blanket?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Lauri C | Reviewed this property |
People were sitting on the grass it is a large park.
What tine of the year is the best for veiwing the roses in full bloom? I was planning on visiting tomarrow but didnt know if they stop blooming near fall and winter
12 September 2016|
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Response from Connie F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! I just saw this. I hope you visited the rose garden. We don't cut back the roses until much later. Still in full bloom in September!