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Filoli

86 Canada Road, Woodside, CA 94062-4144
+1 650-364-8300
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So lovely!

The history of Filoli is amazing and the gardens and grounds are simply lovely. The beauty of this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tattersall_12
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San Francisco, California
Oasis in the middle of urban wild life

What a beautiful and quiet place. There is a flower show now in the main house, each room has many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
milenah33
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Filoli offers unique restorative experiences for the whole family every season. From the historic home and manicured gardens to a vast estate and natural trails, come explore the beauty and tranquility of another time. Guests can visit the cafe, have a glass of wine or enjoy afternoon tea. Filoli also hosts seasonal activities, including tours of the home and grounds, art shows, education programs and special events. Conveniently located between San Francisco and San Jose, this 654-acre estate is open to the public to visit as a guest, or become a member and drop by any time.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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86 Canada Road, Woodside, CA 94062-4144
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"garden shop"
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"beautiful estate"
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"national trust for historic preservation"
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"full bloom"
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"house tour"
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"self guided tour"
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"crystal springs"
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"rose gardens"
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"interesting history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of Filoli is amazing and the gardens and grounds are simply lovely. The beauty of this place is indescribable. You have to experience the beauty and loveliness of this interesting place. My visit here was uplifting and grateful.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful and quiet place. There is a flower show now in the main house, each room has many floral arrangements, tablescapes etc. In the dining room is a tribute to the Santa Rosa fire, beautifly set dining room table with charred grapevines and...More

Thank milenah33
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The flowers are amazing: roses, Iris, pansies, beds of purple, yellows and reds, a dozen hues of green. The paths allowed for the little child to run while there were benches here and there for me to rest. The stroller was helpful when the toddler...More

1  Thank Elizabet74
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

It is the perfect day trip for friends or couples!!! We had a small group of friends who love gardens and historic houses and we visited on a Friday. We arrived at 10 am when they open, enjoyed the 15 minute video on the history...More

2  Thank Shirley S
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This is a great destination to spend a little time with nature! The gardens are gorgeous and Spring is a perfect time to see the full impact of the plantings. The walk will have you inspired to take on a little more in your own...More

Thank cswd2014
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had 5 hours to spend before our flight out of SFO and decided on FiLoLi. The gardens where beautiful this time of year. Enjoyed the Estate trail that takes you through the old part of the farm and across the San Andreas Fault. Perfect...More

Thank DaveS-JT
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

If you enjoy plants, color and gardens in general, you will love exploring the grounds and wish they were yours complete with the gardeners! What an amazing place of structure and beauty. Plan to go early and spend the entire day. View the fantastic water...More

Thank Janet B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Absolutely stunning gardens. It's hard to explain just how beautiful the estate is. The drawbacks? Even on a mildly sunny day, there is very little shade. The crowds can make the visit less than pleasant, especially if you are interested in photographing the gardens.More

Thank Becky C
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Gretchine N, Marketing and Digital Media Coordinator at Filoli, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words about Filoli! Since we opened to the public, spring has proven to be the most popular time to come to Filoli. As more people learn about Filoli, we hope our visitors will find that the estate is beautiful and...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a spectacular place to visit on a day with good weather. We enjoyed starting off with a very informative orientation/history film, and then casually explored the gardens for about an hour. There are many beautiful photo opportunities. When we were there in March,...More

4  Thank KayMacTravel7
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

If this garden is not on you "BUCKET LIST"... put it on. The gardens are a "world class" adventure. You can wander around on your own, but a tour is well worth it. It is great year around, but SPRING is spectacular. A walk around...More

Thank Ron Y
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Guziman
17 May 2018|
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Response from nevertooold53 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest contacting Filoli for the answer. Phone number is 650/364-8300. I tried the website, but I couldn't find the answer there, so making a phone call seems to be solution...
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orbitorr
27 March 2018|
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Response from Jazzradio | Reviewed this property |
I apologize but I did not specifically look in terms of accessibility, Call them at 650-364-8300 there staff will be able to assist you, they seemed very helpful and friendly.
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ramireznelly27
5 December 2017|
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Response from Stuart B | Reviewed this property |
Filoli is open to visitors from Tuesday through Sunday from 10am – 5pm. Last admission is 4:30pm.
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