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Garden of Gethsemane

602 W Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85745-2823
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Garden of Gethsemane

The Garden of Gethsemane is an old Tucson treasure. It is definitely worth the visit. The grounds... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Erin R
via mobile
Peaceful Garden

My family and I visited the Garden of Gethsemane in March. We found this garden so peaceful, a... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
christine n
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Phoenix, Arizona
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sculptures depicting biblical scenes in city park along west bank of Santa Cruz River
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good60%
  • Average5%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
17 Aug 2017
“Garden of Gethsemane”
16 May 2017
“Peaceful Garden”
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602 W Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85745-2823

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The Garden of Gethsemane is an old Tucson treasure. It is definitely worth the visit. The grounds are in much better shape than I've seen them in a long time.

Thank Erin R
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My family and I visited the Garden of Gethsemane in March. We found this garden so peaceful, a quiet place to reflect on our thoughts. It is a surprisingly tranquil place for being so close to Congress, a main street in Tucson. The garden was...More

Thank christine n
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed this small hidden gem. It is a quick stop with an interesting back story. You can almost forget your busy surroundings here. I appreciate Tucson preserving these statues. It is across the street from Fina's Tree (Tucson's largest) which also has an interesting...More

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Very short distance from downtown tucked near a bridge over the Santa Cruz River on Congress. Felix Lucero created the religious sculptures to fulfill a promise that brought him back safely from WWI .Good story on a plaque. Very nice and protected area. It it...More

2  Thank AZ1912
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The last time we visited the garden was in sad shape. I'm happy to say that the upkeep is happening at a swift speed and the statues are being restored! For being right off the freeway, the garden is extremely peaceful and fabulous for reflection...More

1  Thank Hannahbears_mom
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We visited the Garden the other day and it is easy to find, just west of Interstate 10 on Congress Street, turn North on Bonita Ave. There is a paved parking area, well maintained grounds in a serene setting.

2  Thank DesertBoomers
Reviewed 9 November 2014

This small garden houses religious sculptures by Feliz Lucero. Some earlier reviewers said they were in disrepair but when we were there an artist was there working on them. The garden and sculptures were being maintained. I don't recall that there was an admission fee...More

2  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 28 December 2012

Very inspiring. Very interesting history of its creation. Unfortunately, it has not held up well in the elements.

2  Thank Beavin
Reviewed 3 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
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