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Take a tour off Highway 99 and visit Fresno's best kept secret. *A hand-built network of underground rooms, courtyards and passageways reminiscent of the ancient catacombs. *Unique fruit producing trees, shrubs, and vines growing underground - some...more
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It always surprises me to hear of people who live in Fresno and they have never visited this local treasure. Even elementary school age will find these underground gardens fun to see. The adults will love learning more about Fresno's history. It is unique and...More
The Underground Gardens are well-known to those raised in Fresno, but not to those who are just “traveling by” on Highway 99 on their way to or from Southern and Northern California. The Gardens are located right off Highway 99 so they are a nice...More
The history and determination of one man proves that perseverance can accomplish a great deal of work. The ingenuity of escaping the hot summers by using the earth to moderate temperature and create a controlled environment is amazing. The ability to grow food sources displayed...More
My first tour was in the 60’s , over the years I have been back with friends , wife , Daughters , Granddaughters , Grandsons and so on , for all of them to experience a different type of underground experience ... A experance that...More
This place is so awesome! Driving by, you would never in a million years imagine what lies beneath the surface. Such inguinity, for a man who dug a home, garden, etc. with his own hands. Wonderful story, definitely a must see!
We went In August and it was a really interesting experience. When we arrived, we parked on the side of the road and walked in for a timed slot. While waiting we met a relative from the man that made the gardens. The whole experience...More
What a beautiful mind to create this! So glad we visited. I thought at first that we couldn't possibly be at the right location, but as we descended it was as if we were transported to another time and place. Lovely garden and people.