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Municipal Rose Garden

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Address: Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
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A Lovely Public Park in the Rosegarden Neighborhood of San Jose

5 1/2 acres of rose shrubs and vines and large expanses of lawn make this city park one of the most beautiful spots of San Jose. There are redwood trees and walking paths, as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Los Gatos, California
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Lakewood, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in because we saw the reviews saying you could see flowers all year long but unfortunately there's not much to see except the fountain at the gate. Late December is not a good timing for visiting.

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SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this review

i hope you will return to the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden during the Spring, Summer and Fall months to see the 4,000 roses in bloom. Yes, late December is not a good time to expect to see roses in bloom. Roses need to be cut back in the Winter to go dormant. The first week of January, the 4,000... More 

Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 1/2 acres of rose shrubs and vines and large expanses of lawn make this city park one of the most beautiful spots of San Jose. There are redwood trees and walking paths, as well as picnic tables and barbeques available. The location is good: it sits in the beautiful old Rose Garden neighborhood. Walkers use the park regularly. The... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here with my wife. Welcoming and delightful place to meet and be romantic. Even though it was December, we enjoyed the scene.

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great place for a walk and take a sniff of the fragrance of roses. Benches to sit on and pool to reflect by are present.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to graduate at, amazing place to take pictures, otherwise nothing much to do. Parking sucks.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

WE planned a picnic ( from Zanottos) and explored and photographed the exquisite roses. Flowers of every shade and hue. Beautiful park. Easy parking.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I expected to be a big park but it wasn't. Definitely isn't the best to do in San Jose. There are others parks much more interesting.

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SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by and smelling the roses. The San Jose municipal Rose Garden encompasses a full city block measuring over 7 acres. One half of that is dedicated to over 4000 rosebushes, encompassing 250 different varieties. The peak of the rose blooming season is April to June, and it's quite amazing that we still have many roses in... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We visited the Municipal Rose Garden of City of San Jose CA on Nov 15 2016 in the afternoon. The Garden has creeper canopied walking pathway opening into the area housing a water fountain . The fountain is the center of attraction surrounded from three sides by smaller rose gardens of various types . The roses are of : different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

September 15, 1984. Churches wouldn't have me cause I hadn't come to Jesus so we did it in front of God herself. Great neighborhood if you can swing the mortgage/rent. Well cared for Rose bushes. Last memory there was walking the Mother In-Law in a wheelchair through the garden. Miss you Cuca...

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Saratoga, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Can be a very quiet place with a friend, bring a book to read. Or, just sit on the grass enjoy the sun

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