All About Rose Garden
A rose garden by any other name would not be as sweet as this surprising horticultural heaven just northwest of downtown. If you’re allergic to roses, strolling the rolling green 5 ½ acres of the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden will be thorny because hardly a day passes when some species is not in full bloom. If roses are a passion, there’s no better place to indulge, with more than 4,000 eye-popping rose shrubs and 189 varieties creating a colorful mosaic. Boasting an impressive garden of its own, the nearby Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum & Planetarium, architecturally inspired by the Temple of Among at Karnak, houses the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on exhibit in the western United States -- including objects from pre dynastic times through Egypt's early Islamic era. Its educational Peace Garden is modeled after 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt.
San Jose Neighborhoods
No city is a singular neighborhood and in San Jose we have many varieties of lifestyles, work and play areas within our south bay nook. While not every neighborhood is listed here, such as suburban living areas like Almaden Valley and North/South San Jose, we do list the major areas that provide unique opportunities to those visiting our city. They include Downtown, Rose Garden, Japan Town, Willow Glen, Little Saigon and West San Jose. In addition we have also listed information on Los Gatos and Campbell, neighborhoods that offer their own unique historical experiences.