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Heritage Rose Garden

Taylor and Spring Sts., San Jose, CA
+1 408-298-7657
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Run down

This place probably was once beautiful but now there are weeds that have taken over. Things are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awful - work is needed.

I arrived at a dilapidated car park from which I could see a stray dog. I felt the moment I left my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Taylor and Spring Sts., San Jose, CA
+1 408-298-7657
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place probably was once beautiful but now there are weeds that have taken over. Things are pretty much run down and in need of TLC badly.

Thank baldeagle7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at a dilapidated car park from which I could see a stray dog. I felt the moment I left my car someone would probably move in, possibly the poor homeless guy sleeping on a nearby grassy knoll. I walked in by the rough,...More

Thank Sally E
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Gorgeous Rose Garden. It's nice to come for a visit and see the flowers, or also a good place to go and just sit and relax for a while.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Although there's little shade unless you walk over to the park next door, it is so beautiful that it's worth it. And the smell of roses always permeates the air. Place to go for serene beauty any time of year, though May is absolutely the...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I love coming by during lunch and just hanging out. It's so pretty. It can get busy during the spring tho!

Thank addyventures
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Bit of a late review but it was a beautiful garden even off season before the roses are out. The gardeners are there tending the roses and maintenance is ongoing but still a peaceful place.

Thank moot
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Huge collection of heritage roses. Heritage roses are different shapes, sizes, and fragrances. Don't expect uniform rows of manicured roses all of the same type. This garden is an archive of rare roses. Its an opportunity to see many different types of roses that are...More

Thank robertinSJ
Reviewed 8 August 2017

There are places I remember from my youth, this being one of them. A beautifully maintained ROSE GARDEN in the midst of the city. So RARE for San Jose. So for some delightful aromas and a pleasant respit from the busy day, this might well...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you are a Rose Fan or are looking for a special place to enjoy some natural beauty and some open space in a crowded city, the Heritage Rose Garden is a good spot. Close to the airport, free parking.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Not sure what we expected but were pleasantly surprised with the history and the stunning examples of roses. We saw plants which dated back to 1820 and earlier. As noted on the grounds, many of the plants were collected from un-kept Victorian cemeteries and abandoned...More

Thank LydiaK313
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26 June 2016|
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Response from GrannyGo55 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive around the airport, left on Coleman Ave, then Left on W Taylor - or faster to exit onto highway 87 South (Guadalupe Pkwy). Right on W Taylor St exit. Gardens will to your left. The first garden is Guadalupe... More
Ann O
2 November 2015|
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Response from Jill P | Property representative |
Japantown is just over the Hwy 87 Bridge. Lots of great lunch places there.