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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Kampong was the historic home and personal garden of famed plant explorer Dr. David Fairchild, and later, philanthropist and preservationist Catherine Sweeney. The waterfront estate features a Mission/Spanish Revival style house designed by Edward Clarence Dean and Fairchild's original office, now converted into a museum.
The garden is renowned for its irreplaceable collections of rare and unusual varieties of tropical and subtropical fruits, palms, and flowering trees, shrubs and vines; many planted by Fairchild's own hands. More than 2000 plants fill the 11 acres.
The Kampong Reviews
I frequent the Kampong not only for the beauty, but also because a local yoga teacher — Samantha Reynolds — teaches a gentle vinyasa here regularly. One of the most beautiful places in all of Miami. more »
A 9 acre tropical garden, former home of botanist David Fairchild. Its a National Botanical Garden. It has over 50 varities of mango, many exotic fruit plants. It has flowering trees, from peanut butt... more »
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