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Larkin House

Monterey State Historic Park, 510 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA
+1 831-649-7118
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Beautiful Garden

Even if you arrive before the 10:00 opening, you will find a phone number at the sidewalk stairs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
deborah r
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Belmont, North Carolina
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Hidden Gem in the Open

The Larkin House Adobe is one of the best preserved examples of Monterey architecture. I love to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Rich2opolo
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3 weeks ago
“Beautiful Garden”
13 Sep 2016
“Hidden Gem in the Open”
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Monterey State Historic Park, 510 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA
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+1 831-649-7118
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you arrive before the 10:00 opening, you will find a phone number at the sidewalk stairs with a code to the Parks Service that will give you a great deal of information. About this historic house. The gardens are beautiful.

Thank deborah r
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The Larkin House Adobe is one of the best preserved examples of Monterey architecture. I love to sneak away from the crowd and have a peaceful lunch in the garden under the arbor. If there were only a way for me to rent the carriage...More

1  Thank Rich2opolo
Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of the tragedies of Monterey is the lack of access to the many, many historic buildings all within easy walking distance of each other. The problem is they are run by the State Parks Department and due to lack of funding are rarely open...More

2  Thank PDIXX
Reviewed 16 February 2016

From all the buzz from the city, this is a great escape that's free and beautiful. Plenty of benches and enough shade. This garden is a fantastic place to go during your lunch break or just take on photography! The well is big and safe,...More

Thank engalls
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Great history in Monterrey's adobe's be sure and do a walking tour and see these. The Larkin wasn't open on this day but still glad to see what we could.

Thank northernk
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Very unexpected and delightful tour. Well worth the $5 cost. Very interesting and informative guide. Glad we stopped. Few tours, plan ahead

Thank AJGR
Reviewed 5 July 2012

Thomas Larkin was the first (and only!) American Consul. Originally a storekeeper (he was half-brother to Captain Cooper of the Cooper-Moler historic Adobe), he parlayed his business abilities to amazing heights. Amazing antiques and garden.

1  Thank HonoreH
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