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“For Kids and Couples” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of City Garden

City Garden
Ranked #15 of 253 things to do in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“For Kids and Couples”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2012

This is an island in the middle of the city packed with fountains and sculptures, all made for you to crawl on or splash in. If your family is planning on going to the Art Museum, History Museum, or as your kids would say “boring” places, this is a place to go afterwards to let the kids play for an hour. No alcohol is allowed, but you can bring in a picnic and sit in the grassy areas for lunch.
It gets crowded during the day in the summer, especially on game days. Although it is surrounded by traffic, the landscaping and sculptures will keep the kids in the park, but it’s not the kind of place you can drop off the kids on their own.
At night, it is a great couples spot to watch the lights and walk through the fountains. There are great views of city skyscrapers and the Historical Wainwright Building is next to the park.
There is a wine bar on the edge of the park, so you can get a grown up lunch, or an emergency soda for the kids.
Even on crowded days I have been able to park on the street across from the park. I think most of the people are coming from the hotels or walking from other attractions.

I love the giant bunnies!

Visited July 2011
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

This is a nice little Art/ Garden place. I like the bunnys most and there is this big head you can walk in to.

Visited September 2011
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New York City, New York
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72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“City Heaven!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

Great place in the middle of downtown St. Louis for Children, and adults of all ages to sit down, unwind and let your feet get wet and cool off from the heat. Beautiful gardens, sculptures, and fountains with water sprays.

Visited May 2012
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ROCHESTER
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“What a nice surprise!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

It costs nothing. Stroll around the monolithic statues -- giant Pinnocchio, fallen Romanesque mask, etc. Kids can play in the fountains. Beautiful gardens. Very romantic!

Visited May 2012
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St. Louis
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“great art”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2012

cool area downtown to walk around especially if you enjoy art. love the fountains. nice downtown urban park.

Visited August 2011
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