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Gilgal Gardens

749 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102-2905
+1 801-972-7800
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“folk art” (5 reviews)
“small park” (5 reviews)
749 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102-2905
+1 801-972-7800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read about this on the trover website and we just had to go see this garden. Yes, it is very interesting and it isn't for everyone. It is not one the main drag of SLC and it is a bit hidden. Yes, it...More

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Interesting sculptures and descriptions of each. If you are in the area and have some spare time it is worth seeing but not a must see.

Thank OnBreadInCooking
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We took a local bike tour, and the guide took us to this park hidden behind a few houses. The history/story about the park was fascinating!! Very unusual!!

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Hidden away and difficult to find, the Gilgal Gardens are a treasure to those of us who grew up in SL and to the new comers who perhaps will not find it quite as delightful.

Thank SueCopinga
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Tucked in the backyard of a house in a residential neighborhood, this is a tiny oasis of inspiring writings, which have been inscribed on paving stones, accompanying a variety of sculptures, mostly stone. Prepare to be challenged.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It is very small but not crowded.... A nice place to relax right in the heart of town, and its free.

Thank zipper901
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Gilgal Gardens is one of the weirdest places to visit in Salt Lake City. It is downtown and easy to get to, there is ample street parking, and it is free. It doesn't take long to go through and it is a pleasant walk through...More

2  Thank UrbanLadyTraveler
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited he garden for the first time and were amazed to see the unique sculptures and beautiful gardens. While small it is worth the time to visit. Brochures are available when you enter the garden and will explain a bit about...More

2  Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

An incredible amount of time and work went into these sculptures. A booklet at the beginning helps to explain the art which was helpful because it was unusual. A quick and free visit makes it worthwhile.

1  Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A very small garden and took 15 to 20 minutes to finish. Not much things to see but its pretty peaceful. As we didn't have much to do in the city, it was nice to visit this garden.

Thank Delicia30
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Dave T
7 October 2017|
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Response from SueCopinga | Reviewed this property |
It has been our experience that the Garden's have hours but they are not very strict about them. Sometimes there is someone there to greet you and at other times there is not. However, the gate is almost always open and you... More
Dave T
7 October 2017|
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Response from hedlamp | Reviewed this property |
This is from the website: The public is invited to visit the garden seven days a week. There is no admission charge. Walking tour brochures are available at the garden. Visiting hours: April/September – 8 am to 8 pm... More