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Garden of Gethsemane

602 W Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85745-2823
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This attraction is difficult to find. It is just west of I-10 and is far removed from anything... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2012
pundit705
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Toronto, Canada
Great place to spend a little time on the way to Old Tucson or Desert Museum

This little garden is a must see in my book! The statues will not speak because this is not... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2012
auntsillypants
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Tucson, Arizona
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sculptures depicting biblical scenes in city park along west bank of Santa Cruz River
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good64%
  • Average4%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
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“congress” (2 reviews)
“vandals” (2 reviews)
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602 W Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85745-2823
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

This attraction is difficult to find. It is just west of I-10 and is far removed from anything else tourism oriented. As another reviewer stated, it is in a state of disrepair. However, restoration is underway and is expected to be completed in a couple...More

2  Thank pundit705
Reviewed 31 July 2012

This little garden is a must see in my book! The statues will not speak because this is not Disneyland, but there is an amazing history and a place that is probably overlooked by a lot of visitors to Tucson. For many years a person...More

6  Thank auntsillypants
Reviewed 28 June 2012

relaxing and lets your mind wander a little park with ceramic larger than life size staues of religous figures.

Thank noseahereaz
Reviewed 2 May 2012

very conforting and interesting to know how this came about

Thank gary m
Reviewed 5 April 2012

I had remembered these statues/figures from my childhood in the 1950's. I remembered they were in a quiet shady place along a river bed near downtown. I was so happy to discover they still stand, albeit in a different location and in a state of...More

2  Thank neeliec
Reviewed 21 March 2012

What a beautiful tribute and offering to the Virgin Mary

Thank coulsonshome
Reviewed 9 February 2012

In a little decay but man was very talented.The city tries to keep it up but vandals are vandels!

2  Thank Charles W
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Shame on the Knights of Columbus for letting this beautiful and spiritual site get so run down. They need to take up a collection and put it toward restoration

Thank PatD06795
Reviewed 12 November 2011

We stopped by on our trip in Tucson. The statues are in dire need of repair, especially the poor boys at the "Last Supper" table. Noses, ears, fingers are missing from some figures and the entire park could use a good power washing. The white...More

Thank Hannahbears_mom
Reviewed 8 September 2011

This is a hard name to live up to anyway but seemed very interesting and something that might be nice to check out. It is extremely small and not really a garden at all. Huge powerlines are running through it anyway which kind of killed...More

Thank Roxyfei
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