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Heritage Rose Garden

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Address: Taylor and Spring Sts., San Jose, CA
Phone Number: +1 408-298-7657

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An oasis in San Jose

This is a great project that was begun decades ago after thecity cleared houses from below the flight path of SJ Intl airport, the vacant lots were an eyesore until this park was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Norma W
Gilroy, California
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Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a great project that was begun decades ago after thecity cleared houses from below the flight path of SJ Intl airport, the vacant lots were an eyesore until this park was installed with the help of local rose enthusiasts.

Thank Norma W
San Francisco Bay Area
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's actually a terrific place to walk, near the Guadalupe river, with beautiful roses to see. It's pleasant, quiet, not busy, easy to get to, near the airport if you don't have much time between flights.

Thank Giancarlo
Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Legacy of rose plants brought in from the 19th and 20th century, some as early as the 1500's! I had no idea there were this many types of roses. Also love the fact that the grounds are open to public access, and --- speaking from a Third World country / Asian perspective --- people are so civic-minded and respectful, they... More 

Thank Sitie
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

A Must see for tourists! It is near other tourist attraction in the heart of Downtown and Financial District of San Jose California.

Thank icsunshine2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great place to walk and enjoy the beauty of hundreds of varieties of roses. It's also a good place to people watch.

Thank Leonard M
San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Roses have thorns nevertheless they are beautiful. There are two Rose Gardens in San Jose and believe it or not they are not too far from each other. Don't come from Nov to March, for sure there are no roses in the dead of winter. The roses are pruned throughout the year so sometimes there are sparse flowers. That is... More 

1 Thank GrannyGo55
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

this is a beautiful rose garden. We took a few good pics. Make sure you bring your camera. It also smells like roses. The entire area is very nice.

Thank true443
San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

The Heritage Rose Garden is a beautiful garden which features hundreds of different types of roses in a very beautiful setting. We especially enjoy visiting the Garden in the late spring when thousands of roses are in full bloom.

Thank Mary M
San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Currently, about half the photos posted for the Heritage Rose Garden are actually of the Municipal Rose Garden located 2.5 miles down the street on Taylor/Naglee. I flagged them as posted for the wrong location, so if Tripadvisor is on top of things, this might no longer be the case by the time you read this. Both gardens are worth... More 

2 Thank Knut O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Have wonderful time, great place for some one who love flowers and photography. We spent few hours there clicking lot of pictures

Thank surenmehta

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