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Bok Tower Gardens

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Address: 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
Phone Number: +1 863-676-1408
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Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of...

Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of Florida’s natural habitats on the Pine Ridge Trail. You can also discover the history of Edward W. Bok and the building of his 205 foot Singing Tower and tour the historic Pinewood Estate mansion to catch a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of the 1930s. Around the Gardens the curious will find secret garden paths, picture rubbing posts as well as three geocache locations!

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Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens with Pinewood Estate Tour
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Bok Tower Gardens and Pinewood Estate Admission

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Beatufil visit for a "winter" day in Florida

If you will be in this area, you really should go see the Bok Tower and gardens. We loved hearing the carillon and even got to meet the callilonneur. His music was lovely. We... read more

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you will be in this area, you really should go see the Bok Tower and gardens. We loved hearing the carillon and even got to meet the callilonneur. His music was lovely. We also enjoyed the visit to the Pinewood Estate house which was all decorated for Christmas. The day we went they had a Christmas jazz concert so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been here many times it's wonderful, peaceful and tranquil. We have visited every year for the last 5 to see the decorations at Pinewood, it's a Christmas tradition. This year the house was beautiful as always. Loved finding the squirrels in each room. The children's garden is new and excellent so unusual. What was very funny was the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The gardens were interesting and the guides very knowledgeable. The Spanish style house tour was lovely as the house was decorated with a Christmas theme. Got the tickets in Groupon $24 for 2 instead of $40 gate price.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Anyone visiting Central Florida MUST go to Bok Tower Gardens. It's an absolutely beautiful treasure to our state - our nation, really! - and you could easily spend an entire day here leisurely strolling the grounds and listening to the lovely music coming from The Singing Tower. We've gone here multiple times since we moved to the Central Florida area... More 

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Bartow, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have known about this concert for a couple of years but I didn't go until this year. I think this is going to be part of my Xmas traditions. Prepare the picnic and go to this beautiful Place, see the sunset and listening to great music!!! the best.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to Bok Tower with some friends for the Symphony Under The Stars event this weekend. Bok Tower was actually included during the concert. It was a beautiful evening with a lot of people enjoying a picnic and drinks while listening to the symphony playing fun music. Bok Tower Gardens has done a lot of work to enhance everyone's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked the groupon tour and enjoyed the gardens and Christmas decor. I visited last year but they said come back during holiday season and glad I did. There are lots of benches throughout to sit and enjoy the views and the bells at 1 and 3 pm. Be sure to watch the 15 minute video at the start also.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to Bok Tower Gardens. Everything about this place is pleasant. From the Bell Tower to the Children's Garden you won't be disappointed. The Pinewood Estate is decorated for Christmas and the staff that show you around are super nice. I loved it and highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My garden club took a two hour trip to Bok Tower Gardens from Tampa and had a great time. After viewing a 15 minute film we joined a free walking tour that ended right at the tower and timed it perfectly to listen to the carillon concert. We sat in a beautiful outdoor concert area with a vantage point to... More 

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Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and sharing your kind review. Our Winter Walking Tours are included in general admission and provide a wonderful way to learn more about the Gardens. We look forward to seeing you again for Peak Bloom! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking around the botanical gardens, on your own or with a guide, Mother Nature beckons you! Bok Towers is a quiet retreat and the Singing Tower is a joy to listen to. The gift shop is full of neat treasures and the restaurant offers inside and outside seating and moderately priced sandwiches. Great for families with the opening of the... More 

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Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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