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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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Suggested Duration:More than 3 hours
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1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1660
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Balboa Park is our Jewel. There is so much to see for free and there are many Museums for everyone. Park and walk and if you get hungry eat at the Prado. Or... on Friday nights they have many food trucks parked for a fun variety.
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1915 exposition buildings that have been preaerved and rebuilt. Beautiful pseudo Spanish architecture. Good museums. My rating from high to low. 1 Air and Space 2 Automotive 3 model railroad 4 science 5 botanical 7 Timken Art 8 San Diego
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We didn’t see the par very much due to up coming December Nights preparations. We look forward to returning!
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We thoroughly enjoyed walking around Balboa Park. It was delightful! We walked through the heart of the park and saw a fountain, reflection pond, waterfall, gigantic outside organ, scenic trail, historic bridge, and arboretum. The Spanish influenced architecture is beautiful. We
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Park is beautiful. Very busy. Plan on using the restroom somewhere else. They were nasty!!! Make sure to hear the organist.
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