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New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY 10458
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3.3 / 5 Rated by 23 members
Review from Goldstar Member
4 events 3 reviews

It was a great evening. The guitarist was good,but a flamenco singer would have been interesting to have.

reviewed Jun 25 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
11 events 2 reviews

The exhibit was good. Beautiful plants, but not too much to see. I was expecting more of a paradise. The "tapas" avail for purchase was only: A small plastic container with 2 crackers, few slices of ham, few chuncks of cheese (melting because of...continued

reviewed Jun 25 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 1 review

The event was a little disappointing. I have been to other events at the gardens and they were much larger. The setup of the vendor’s food was also not well thought-out. On the hole I enjoyed my visit to the gardens and the display was nice.

reviewed Jun 18 2011 report as inappropriate
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“[Spanish Paradise: Gardens of the Alhambra invokes] the mythic imagery of the place and its hold on the imagination.”  —The New York Times
Watch a video about the exhibit on YouTube.


Travel to southern Spain in just an evening.


Spanish Paradise: Gardens of the Alhambra_ is a feast for the senses, featuring flowing fountains, elegant arches, and a broad palette of Mediterranean plants that evoke the iconic architecture and gardens of this Islamic palace city — all within the elegance of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Read the works of poet Federico García Lorca that extol the sights, sounds, and smells of Spain as you stroll the gardens surrounding the Haupt Conservatory.

Included with your Goldstar ticket is a free exhibition guide, a $5 value.

Spanish Paradise: Gardens of the Alhambra Exhibition Guide

Spanish Paradise: Gardens of the Alhambra is the perfect companion to The New York Botanical Garden¹s summer 2011 exhibition of the same name and its associated exhibition, Historical Views: Tourists at the Alhambra. Featuring scholarly essays on Spain under Islamic rule, Islamic garden design in medieval Spain, Washington Irving at the Alhambra, and more, the guide is an excellent addition to your bookshelf as well as a wonderful resource to enrich your Garden visit.

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