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Bok Tower Gardens

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1408
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Good Value and Enjoyable

This didn’t come up when I searched for things to do in and around Orlando but was recommended by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AndyY_UK
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Cheveley, United Kingdom
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The children loved the garden they had for kids. They have things for them to play on. They loved... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melissa P
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Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of Florida’s natural habitats on the Pine Ridge Trail. You can also discover the history of Edward W. Bok and the building of his 205 foot Singing Tower and tour the historic...more
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1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
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+1 863-676-1408
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This didn’t come up when I searched for things to do in and around Orlando but was recommended by the tourist office near to where we are staying. Glad they did since we both like National Trust sites in the uk and this offers a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The children loved the garden they had for kids. They have things for them to play on. They loved that lizards were everywhere. We as adults loved the view of the gardens and it was nice. The kids ran around while we enjoyed the peaceful...More

Thank Melissa P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been wanting to visit Bok Gardens since moving to Florida 9 years ago, finally taking the opportunity to walk these lovely pathways and enjoy a beautiful Florida day. Overall this is as lovely as we had expected and we enjoyed our visit. We arrived...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's worth a visit to the Bok Tower Gardens if only to see the carillon and hear it played twice a day. There's an outdoor area near the tower where you can see the carilloneur play a 30-minute concert on a live video feed. However,...More

Thank Ann D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to this reserve! In all you can see all the main points of interest in 3 to 4 hours. The only trail I missed was the Pine Trail, which going by the map from the information office would have added...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always enjoy visiting Bok Tower. Recommend going when Not hot outside; a lot of walking. Listening to the chimes is nice. Prior visit at Christmas was especially nice.

Thank M E W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our visit to this beautiful and peaceful place which is such a contrast to the hectic experiences at the theme parks. We did not have any problems finding it with our GPS as some reviewers have reported. There is...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful tower and surrounding gardens is an unexpected delight of fabulous architecture, melodic carillon sounds and lush Floridian landscaping. Built on the highest (legend has it) point in the state, the 200+ ft tower is topped with 60 bells and plays half hour concerts...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Florida many times but never visited Bok Tower, although a bit difficult to find once there it was wonderful. Beautiful gardens well laid out and the view form the hill is a real surprise.

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just visited BOK TOWER GARDENS and PINEWOOD ESTATE,I would strongly recommend a visit to these attractions when in Orlando,Flordia.Bok Tower Gardens 1151 Tower Blvd,Lake Wales FL 33853,you will find all the details on there website.We visited this 50 acre site, shaded woodland garden...More

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Traveler292929
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Response from Irish4love | Reviewed this property |
Please contact a staff member who is actually employed at Bok Tower. They can answer very specific questions, such as these. I'm a frequent patron, but honestly the things this student is curious about, are things I'd never... More
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