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The Gardens of the World

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Address: 2001 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2902
Phone Number: +1 805-557-1135
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan...

The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, Inc. The Gardens exist not only as a cultural contribution to the community, but as an educational tool. Volunteer docents lead guided tours and assist with school tours throughout the year.

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really pretty and relaxing, a great pace to spend a couple of hours!pleanty of benches if you get tired! a great water fall and pool! not for swimming

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kris K
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Thousand Oaks, California
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Thousand Oaks, California
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

really pretty and relaxing, a great pace to spend a couple of hours!pleanty of benches if you get tired! a great water fall and pool! not for swimming

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went there last Sunday, well kept garden, I love the japanese garden , good place to meditate and adults

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply relaxing - in the middle of a city a little piece of heaven. Def worth a quick stop! We were pleasantly surprised.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I wrote a review in March and I love this garden. I visited it again recently with our 21 month old grand baby. Well, We were shocked to learn that Children are not allowed to run in the garden.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is not a big garden, but very beautiful. Different corners of small gardens from different places in the world. I loved it.

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Thousand Oaks, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I have been here many times. It is a very tranquil place that will put a smile on your face and slow your pace for a while. From the flowers to the trees to the Koi it always relaxes the day.

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Hillsboro Beach, Florida
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

It was a perfect day. We pulled of the freeway for lunch and saw a sign "Garden of the World." The counter person at a deli informed us it was worth a visit, although she noted that parking is limited and it being a holiday, (Yom Kippur), it might be crowded. It was not. There is no admission fee. We... More 

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Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This wonderful park is smack in the middle of the urban city of Thousand Oaks. It's quite small and can be seen in about an hour of slow strolling. We had our 2 year old grand daughter with us, so it was perfect for her attention span. Clean and very well maintained.

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Thank KenSML
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place is basically a well maintained green patch on the TO area, and unless you're a real plant/agriculture freak you will be yawning after 10 minutes. On the other hand it's a great background for photos if you know what you're doing and you now how to manage lighting.

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Simi Valley, California
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a quick place to see some nice gardens and plants before or after going to the theater across the street. It is a nice pleasant walk, easy for the most challenged. I like to go once or twice a year.

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Thank Simimike

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