Sarah P. Duke Gardens


In a curious twist, many people now know Durham, formerly a tobacco-growing center, as the "City of Medicine." Duke University's world-class medical research facilities lent Durham this reputation. In many ways Duke dominates Durham. It employs thousands of the city's residents and sets the city's tone. Start your visit by visiting the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. This 55-acre garden features a pergola draped with wisteria vines planted in the late 1930s and a Japanese garden. Open daily from 8 AM to dusk, the Sarah P. Duke Gardens are located on Anderson Street, on Duke's West Campus. Admission is free. There are a lot of great places to eat in Durham. Restaurants of note include Hartman's Steak House, located at 1703 East Geer Street (919-688-7693), and Bullock's Bar-B-Que, located at 3330 Quebec Drive (919-383-3211).


426 Anderson St
Duke University Campus
Durham, NC 27708


36.00118700, -78.93039100
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(919) 684-3698

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