St. Petersburg, Florida: Sunken GardensBuilt in a sinkhole in the early 1900s. At one time it had alligator wrestling and a Christian wax museum, and plans were floated to turn it into a nudist camp. Now its mostly gardens and exotic birds.
Visitor Tips and News About Sunken Gardens
Sunken Gardens -- which was once the home of the King of Kings Christian wax museum -- is in danger of being turned into a nudist resort.... [10/25/1998] Complete News Story
Ralph V. Turner, former owner of Sunken Gardens, St.... [03/22/1997] Complete News Story
Sunken Gardens Botanical Park
- 1825 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL
- Sunken Gardens Botanical Park. I-275 exit 24. East on 22nd Ave. for about 25 blocks to 4th St. Turn right onto 4th St. Sunken Gardens will be about blocks south, at 4th St. and 18th Ave.