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Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Montecito and Chapala Streets, Santa Barbara, CA
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A Quick Drive by

My ten year old nephew really liked the story behind the Moreton Bay Fig Tree. A little girl... read more

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Diane961
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Goleta, California
Tree you have to see

Some history of Santa Barbara. Largest Bay Fig Tree in the US. Go and also see the old train wagon... read more

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Altomunster, Germany
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“amtrak station” (13 reviews)
“above ground” (5 reviews)
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Montecito and Chapala Streets, Santa Barbara, CA
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"amtrak station"
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"gigantic roots"
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"sight to behold"
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"taking pictures"
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"worth a stop"
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"downtown santa barbara"
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"trunk"
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"chapala"
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"ficus"
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Reviewed today

My ten year old nephew really liked the story behind the Moreton Bay Fig Tree. A little girl planted a seed and it grew to be the biggest Fig Tree in the U.S.A. many years ago. It really is just a drive by, but worth...More

Thank Diane961
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Reviewed today

Some history of Santa Barbara. Largest Bay Fig Tree in the US. Go and also see the old train wagon nearby.

Thank heavy1968_de
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's in an interesting place - next to the train station. But the tree itself is just worth a few minutes to read the blurb.

Thank Denise K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have lived here all my life. The Moreton Bay Fig Tree has always been a focal point and landmark of Santa Barbara, even when the freeway had a traffic light! This tree has endured through the years as a prime photo op for visitors,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go and see this tree. It such an amazing tree. You won't believe it. It was gifted to the USA and it is very old, but the roots and just the whole tree is an experience. Just go see it.

Thank Sally J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking down the street, our family saw this tree and all we thought was "that is a big tree!". The boys wanted to climb it. Hell, I wanted to climb it. Didn't see any signs on our side saying we couldn't but I figured it...More

Thank Kenneth F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will find this fig tree in the mission. It's very pretty. But directly underneath it is the skeletons of native people who died in this area. It is very sad. A sad reflection of american and australian culture.

Thank Merilyn_S_12
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

It's a nice tree and bit of a curiosity, but it is still just a tree. If you are driving or walking past it take a look at it, it is unique, but don't make a special rip to see it.

Thank trainfan2000
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Didnt know about the tree until i drove by it. It’s an amazing tree that you just have to see if you are in Santa Barbara

Thank LindaSWE83
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

a lovely tree to be sure but I did not stop just drove by via trolley , so don't recommend a long visit but worth a drive by look

Thank melcraven8102
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