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Forestiere Underground Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Wonderful place.

Great for the scorching summer in the valley.it is a cool and dry place large rooms and fruit trees.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robin H
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Fresno, California
Underground Gardens

Amazing for about 30 minutes. It’s cool on hot days. Try not to go when the buses of people are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
X9810JCbetha
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Take a tour off Highway 99 and visit Fresno's best kept secret. *A hand-built network of underground rooms, courtyards and passageways reminiscent of the ancient catacombs. *Unique fruit producing trees, shrubs, and vines growing underground - some...more
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5021 W Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93722-5026
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great for the scorching summer in the valley.it is a cool and dry place large rooms and fruit trees.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robin H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing for about 30 minutes. It’s cool on hot days. Try not to go when the buses of people are there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank X9810JCbetha
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our lunch ladies group decided to do this after lunch. We headed over there and we’re told the next tour would be an hour. So meanwhile we had a martini at Applebee’s and headed back. It was well worth the wait and the rain. Our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Underground Gardens is a former home. The tour guides are well versed and engaging. The home and the history are fascinating.Tours run approximately every 15 minutes so I recommend arriving a bit before opening to ensure your start time, otherwise; you may have to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peasbus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some extra time while in Fresno. The underground gardens were amazing. The guide was great. She gave us lots of information about the history. Bring your camera. It took about an hour to go through.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JeannieJacobson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This underground garden is unique. There is a lot of Fresno history behind this historic landmark. They give tours and we were fortunate to catch the last one of the day that started at 3pm. So be sure to plan for getting there before that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Visited the underground gardens in the summertime, and it was very pleasantly cool and enjoyable. A beautiful place that was unbelievable as to how it all began. Please support the gardens by visiting - I promise you will thoroughly enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dixc44
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful day we had with our family. The youngest member was 7 all the way up to mid 70's and we were all very entertained and amazed. Tour guide was very patient with repeated questions from curious 7 yr olds and gave us...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tinker12345
Reviewed 6 November 2018

From the outside, one might think, hmmm what is this all about?? I was pleasantly surprised! This is an amazing museum! I know the name if "gardens" but the history of this site is amazing. The insight this man had was genesis! We had the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pfamily85
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I grew up seeing this place on " you asked for it"...it is all and more you could ever imagine ! great tour guides ...a real wonder of what a human can do

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank corlettz
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672marlenej
5 December 2018|
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Response from Andrea M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. Taken from their website: DECEMBER 2018 - 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th & 9th ONLY (weather permitting), 10 AM to 3 PM
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672marlenej
5 December 2018|
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Response from A7042JJcarloso | Reviewed this property |
The Gardens are open for limited hours on Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun in Dec. Be aware that the Gardens are closed when it rains.
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4 August 2018|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
I noticed that your questions were already answered (below) although we paid $15 for a senior admission (not $10 as someone else stated). Maybe the respondent had a coupon or other discount? You may access their website... More
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