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Municipal Rose Garden

Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
+1 408-794-7274
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Nice little Gem in the middle of the city, the natural red roses smell amazing.

Great for a short lunch retreat or a stroll through for some good pictures. The smell of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Izak K
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Tokyo, Japan
So lucky to have this garden

We are so lucky to have such a beautiful, large, and well maintained rose garden in our area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clara1563
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Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a short lunch retreat or a stroll through for some good pictures. The smell of the natural Red/White Roses is amazing the hybrids dont smell at all but look nice.More

Thank Izak K
SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

All roses in the Garden are "hybrids", meaning they are created by hybridizers that work for the rose producing companies such as Weeks and Star Rosrs. Google " Tom Carruth", one of the most award winning rose hybridizers. Many of the roses, both new and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are so lucky to have such a beautiful, large, and well maintained rose garden in our area. Parking is easy, entry is free, and most of the roses are well marked for those who want to know. Sometimes you see a volunteer out and...More

Thank Clara1563
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful garden full of all types of roses. Great place to walk and reflect. Has a lovely water font. Gardens are part of San Jose and the public does help trim the roses every winter

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, calm relaxing space. Nice for a walk or stroll. Lovely beautiful. Good for a place to relax.

Thank yoitzcj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is peaceful and tidy. Quite small but I liked it. I would not go again unless I was in the area as it is not walking distance form me.More

Thank Tiggassaurus
SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming to the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden. The Garden in aprox 3.5 acres with over 4,000 roses, including about 80 not available to the public in our test area. These are the "Roses of the Future!" The whole Garden, including picnic area...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot to stop for a picnic or possibly a photoshoot? The roses are all beautiful and there are some amazing trees here too. Plenty of parking available in the neighborhood.

1  Thank Stacy A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I know this is, according to Trip Advisor, the #1 tourist attraction in San Jose. So we went, even though we live here. It was pretty and peaceful, and free to get in, so it definitely has pluses. But after having gone to Portland's Rose...More

1  Thank stephaniewoolsey
SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the Rose Garden. It opened in 1937 and has been enjoyed by generations of visitors. It is located in the heart of a historic neighborhood, with easy access and free parking. The Garden is 4.5 acres and has over 4,000 roses and...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We went here to kill time. It was a very beautiful park. It has a peaceful atmosphere and tranquil feel. There are hundreds of different types of roses at the park, all being very pretty.

Thank nmyrda
SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I hope you return to kill more time! It's always nice to stop and smell the roses!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

A lovely venue for picnics, stroller walks or a romantic walk. This park, with its lovely fountain, glorious roses and shady redwood trees, is a great place for a family or couple to spend time.

Thank Stefani1220
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I really love roses and I used to live nearby on the Alameda. It was some ofthe happiest times of my life, even though I was going through a lot at the time. I would go to the library across the street and get books...More

Thank coco4760
SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oklahoma does have an incredible fragrance. Please return to smell some others like Sugar Moon, Grande Dame, and White Licorice. Fun Fact - rose that are known to bee fragrant have a "F" on their signs!

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Kc G
16 September 2017|
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Response from SJRoseGarden | Property representative |
No way!!! The park has been open for 80 years without a fee. I might suggest you pick up lunch at the Park Station Hashery right around the corner have have a picnic!
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EniaroL O
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
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caguil17
14 May 2017|
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Response from 366kyleb | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure to how to answer this when exactly. But when we were there I did see people hanging out and just relaxing in the grass but I didn't see anybody with a picnic basket. I just got another reviews they were... More
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