St. Petersburg, Florida: Sunken Gardens

Built 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.

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Sunken Gardens

Sunken Gardens Botanical Park

Address:
1825 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL
Directions:
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.
Phone:
727-551-3102
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