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House of Pacific Relations International Cottages

2125 Park Blvd, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-4753
+1 619-291-0661
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Great place for a Sunday afternoon stroll

We visited this area after the Spreckles Organ concert on a Sunday afternoon. All of the cottages... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Estero, Florida
via mobile
Mini round the world tour

This is a fun place to spend a few hours , learn about different countries and their foods. Each... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Russ V
San Diego, California
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2125 Park Blvd, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-4753
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+1 619-291-0661
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this area after the Spreckles Organ concert on a Sunday afternoon. All of the cottages were open and most offered "goodies" to eat (small donation). We visited all of them and tried a lot of international desserts. It is like a micro world's...More

Thank JBK33928
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to spend a few hours , learn about different countries and their foods. Each country has a small cottage left from the a World Exposition yard back . The staff at each location. Is eager to share information and display...More

Thank Russ V
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Each cottage is staffed by club members representing the cultures of the nations of the worlds. But they are obviously underfunded and have few assets to properly describe the traditions and cultures represented.

Thank jwyblf
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This little community circle of small cottages from the 1915 World Exposition still draws visitors today. Countries represented from all over: China, Germany, France, the U.S., Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Iran...on and on. Every weekend (Sunday at 2) a different country gets to take the central...More

Thank Pen2paint
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My wife and I went to the House of Pacific Relations International Cottages today, and had a great time. We spent the early afternoon walking around and visiting all of the "Houses " from all kinds of different international countries. At 2:00pm to 3:00pm we...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The idea is quite charming and the snack options are quite welcome. However, they could do so much more to educate the visitor.

Thank GuyFromPasadena
Reviewed 23 January 2016

If you’re going to House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, and you should; make sure to do it in the weekend. Every weekend the different nations serve local food and play local music. I loved it here and was here twice during my 10 day...More

Thank Jan-Erik P
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is a series of cottages representing various nations within the UN. Each one focuses on a country, with a centralized gift shop. The gift shop has arts and crafts from various countries around the world at very reasonable prices. Unfortunately, the cottages are only...More

Thank PsychRN12
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is such a cool concept although we were not fortunate enough to see any of the festivals that ch country hosts. I love the unity this creates.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Sunday afternoons these cottages open to the public. They offer information about each country and some have coffee, tea or pastries for a donation. In the China cottage, we got our names printed beautifully in Chinese characters. We had tea and scones in England, listened...More

Thank Alexandra T
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