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Municipal Rose Garden

Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
+1 408-794-7274
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Peaceful oasis in the middle of a busy city

On our second visit to San Jose, we finally stopped in the Rose Garden. What a wonderful park, we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
The lovely garden

I enjoy a lot spending time in this beautiful garden . Every season you find something interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“full bloom” (20 reviews)
Naglee Avenue & Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95216
+1 408-794-7274
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On our second visit to San Jose, we finally stopped in the Rose Garden. What a wonderful park, we could smell the scent of the roses from across the street as we approached. Lovely displays, walking paths and benches to sit and enjoy the park....More

Thank Cstrasser
Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoy a lot spending time in this beautiful garden . Every season you find something interesting there. I love roses and in may it's really like a heaven

Thank pourandokht
Reviewed 6 days ago

We happened upon this site while killing time after dinner waiting for the traffic to subside. It was wonderful! We took many photos and spent an hour engrossed in the subtle colors of this huge rose garden. Bravo! to the city of San Jose for...More

Thank FoodiePilgrim
SJRoseGarden, Guest Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Those are certainly "5 star" photos of the roses! Glad you enjoyed your visit. The Garden has been a jewel of San Jose since 1937!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has probably been around longer than I have and it is always beautiful. The roses are blooming and I have been to a couple weddings here, just a great place to take walk through and smell these wonderful roses. What I most love...More

Thank roslyn b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love to visit the rose garden and take a stroll when I'm in town. It is BEAUTIFUL! This is a must see if you have time!

Thank lilldoberman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great park to wander around and smell the roses. Some will be older than you! The only downside for me, which may be an upside for others is no dogs allowed.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the perfect place to spend your lunch hour. Pack a lunch and meet your significant other for a mid-day stress free bite to eat. Kick your shoes off and relax in the shade or stroll amid the amazing multi-colored blooms. Your afternoon is...More

Thank shannongiov
SJRoseGarden, Public Relations Manager at Municipal Rose Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for visiting and posting your comment. Yes, the Rose Garden is San Jose's "best cheap date spot"! Plenty of options nearby to pick up a sandwich or takeout to enjoy in the Rose Garden like Park Station Hashery, and Zanotto's!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular, especially May to September, when roses are in bloom. Wonderful place to walk through and "smell the roses". Pick up one of the brochures (near trellis entrance) which identifies the roses and points out the ones w/ fragrance. Beautiful fountain in center of garden...More

Thank whswahine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this rose park is a hidden gem in the middle of a residential area. it's not huge but is very well maintained. huge variety of blooming roses. at the entrance there is a nice size fountain, benchs are available for quite moments.

Thank telhosseiny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fascinating place to visit. There are so many varieties of roses that's fragrances waft through the air. Master gardeners keep the rose. Gardens Exceptional shape. Beautiful to wolf through and breathe the sweet those smell.

Thank David T
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EniaroL O
6 June 2017|
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Response from SyvieGi | Reviewed this property |
No, but you can pick up the pedals which fell 😁. We used them for Potpourri
14 May 2017|
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Response from 366kyleb | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure to how to answer this when exactly. But when we were there I did see people hanging out and just relaxing in the grass but I didn't see anybody with a picnic basket. I just got another reviews they were... More
11 September 2016|
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Response from Connie F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! I just saw this. I hope you visited the rose garden. We don't cut back the roses until much later. Still in full bloom in September!