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Address: 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
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+1 619-239-0512
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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One of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this bucolic...

One of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this bucolic paradise is packed with an array of attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

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A must place to visit in San Diego

So many things to see and do. It will take all day and you won't be able to see it all. Lots of museums and hiking trails. The place is huge!

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

So many things to see and do. It will take all day and you won't be able to see it all. Lots of museums and hiking trails. The place is huge!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's amazing going around balboa park. It has many, many things you can do with friends and family. It's perfect for spending a relaxing day.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great area to walk around for half a day, or more if you enter the many museums. Great architecture all around.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had very little knowledge of this park before arriving and didnt expect a lot. What a gorgeous spot! Well worth exploring and visiting the museums.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On this trip we just drove through the park but it is a great place to stroll or to have a picnic. Between the Zoo, museum and viewing the architecture, give yourself at least a full day.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Balboa Park is simply a can't miss attraction in San Diego. From the zoo, the gardens, and the imax and the Science center, it's absolutely a must visit in San Diego.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is nothing quite like this anywhere . Absolutely amazing . I could spend a week . The museums are beautiful , the gardens are unbelievable . I WANT TO GO BACK

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

large and beautiful park with 2 restaurants, and several museums, Can get single driver electric carts that go almost anywhere and highly recommended for elderly, many, many offerings----go to thier website

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is so much to do in Balboa park. I would recommend doing your research and picking the spots you want to see ahead of time, especially if you're on limited time. We only spent a couple hours there, and enjoyed most of what we saw, but would not do the Cactus Gardens again. They were pretty overgrown and not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The beauty, size & splendor of this massive Park is not to be missed. There are numerous museums, gardens, shops, fountains, zoo, merry-go-round, architectural wonders, and plenty of fun at the Park. Bring your walking shoes, take your time, and enjoy San Diego's famous Park.

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