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“Great foto ops”

Enid A. Haupt Garden
Ranked #104 of 443 things to do in Washington DC
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Owner description: This garden displays elaborate geometric designs.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great foto ops”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Many opportunities for some great picture taking in the garden along with some museum opportunities.

Visited May 2014
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Syracuse, New York, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Bliss”
Reviewed 15 July 2013

After spending hours in tourist and kid filled museums, this is the perfect place to unwind. Getting something to go from a restaurant and eating in the garden is a great idea, and there's plenty of different plants for you to look at, which is like heaven for a gardener.

Visited July 2013
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Collierville, Tennessee
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223 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Move this up on the list”
Reviewed 12 May 2013

This is one of those areas that you would rather not publicize since some of the attractiveness is the lack of people! This is such a lovely spot and it's just on the other side of the Smithsonian Castle from the Washington Mall - away from all the hustle and bustle. It's a lovely spot to go to get away and enjoy a few moments of peace and solitude. I'm so glad I learned about it on tripadvisor - it really is a treasure than many don't see.

Visited May 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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274 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Visiting is like a breath of fresh air”
Reviewed 6 May 2013 via mobile

I have been here TWICE in last month.
The first time, the Magnolias were all in blossom...WOW!
Then just last week, the pansies are wonderful.
There are so many different kinds of flowers/ trees.. something is always blooming.
Well worth a visit.
Did you know that - with TWO floors of galleries underground here - this is considered the largest "rooftop garden" in DC ?
Don't miss it.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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110 reviews
97 attraction reviews
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“Magical Place in Early Spring”
Reviewed 14 April 2013

The Enid A. Haupt Garden on Independence Avenue, a block from the Smithsonian Metro Station, is one of the most colorful in Washington when the magnolia trees are in bloom, generally in late March or early April. This year the peak bloom was around April 8th. I can’t imagine more flowers lining the garden paths. There were blossoms everywhere I looked, hanging from the trees above and beautifully arranged in the garden below, and there were plenty of benches on which to sit back, relax and enjoy the incredible floral display. The trees in the garden were predominantly magnolia, but when I walked a few yards away, into the Moongate Garden, I spotted one of the most attractive Japanese cherry trees in the entire city. Those cherry blossoms and the magnolias bloom around the same time in early spring. They’re not to be missed.

Visited April 2013
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