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Municipal Rose Garden

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Address: Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
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+1 408-794-7274
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Roses, roses everywhere!!

The last time I visited was the first of April last year. I had just had a complete hip replacement and really needed to get out and smell the fresh Spring air. The scene was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Ellie F
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The last time I visited was the first of April last year. I had just had a complete hip replacement and really needed to get out and smell the fresh Spring air. The scene was surreal. The rose bushes were incredibly tall and so thick and full with beautiful scented roses - one could hardly see over the top of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even in its "low" season there are still delights to be discovered. I make it a point to come here all year round when visiting San Jose. It's restorative, in a lovely neighborhood, and I never miss a chance to stop by whether for an hour or just ten minutes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful & peaceful places that is in middle of San Jose. Do visit and have great time !!!

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Picturesque background for photos. Unbelievably packed during Prom Season as it's the popular choice for photo shoots. Only drawback is that since it is located in a residential neighborhood, parking is at a premium. The streets are narrow so limousines struggle to make the turns or even park while the kids are taking pictures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited in February as I was in the vicinity and obviously there were no flowers but if I can get back in spring and/or summer I can only imagine that it will be spectacular. Even in winter I felt I could almost smell the roses! Parking free on the roadside. Hopefully I can give it 5 stars when I... More 

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San Jose, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The roses were pruned (in a rain storm) a couple of weeks ago, right on schedule, so I'm looking forward to seeing the place come back to life in another 60 days or so. Incredible display and easy to get to. Many of us get busy and pass by and give it a quick glance, but if you've never stopped... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW The Smells The Rose's Must Experience. My husband was taking pictures that's how Breathtaking it is. Great place for pictures or a picnic and the best part it's free.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited when my son and my mum accompanied me on my business trip and it was great way for them how to spend afternoon strolling around. There was also good playground - we were just a bit worried to use slide made of stone as it was quite fast and we were worried about accident.

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Thank Martina L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was waiting for someone and chanced a stroll through the rose garden. It was very nicely maintained, (by volunteers), and I look forward to visiting in the spring/

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Thank Greg D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew there was this hidden garden mixed into the suburban Southbay landscape. Even during the dead of winter... well for California... this park has an eloquent subtle beauty.

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