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House of Pacific Relations International Cottages

2125 Park Blvd, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-4753
+1 619-291-0661
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Multikulturel experience

Went on a Sunday where there was a special event around songs and dances from Austria and Bawarian... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Lars P
Frederiksberg, Denmark
via mobile
We had fun

You meet people from other countries and you learn so much about their cultures. People are really... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Antho G
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2125 Park Blvd, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-4753
Balboa Park
+1 619-291-0661
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Went on a Sunday where there was a special event around songs and dances from Austria and Bawarian (Germany). Waltzing with Strauss and Lederhosen folklore. Houses from many countries served small samples of food from their part of the World. Peace and Harmony all over...More

Thank Lars P
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

You meet people from other countries and you learn so much about their cultures. People are really nice. It is really interesting.

1  Thank Antho G
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this area after the Spreckles Organ concert on a Sunday afternoon. All of the cottages were open and most offered "goodies" to eat (small donation). We visited all of them and tried a lot of international desserts. It is like a micro world's...More

Thank JBK33928
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to spend a few hours , learn about different countries and their foods. Each country has a small cottage left from the a World Exposition yard back . The staff at each location. Is eager to share information and display...More

Thank Russ V
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Each cottage is staffed by club members representing the cultures of the nations of the worlds. But they are obviously underfunded and have few assets to properly describe the traditions and cultures represented.

Thank jwyblf
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This little community circle of small cottages from the 1915 World Exposition still draws visitors today. Countries represented from all over: China, Germany, France, the U.S., Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Iran...on and on. Every weekend (Sunday at 2) a different country gets to take the central...More

Thank Pen2paint
Reviewed 24 April 2016

My wife and I went to the House of Pacific Relations International Cottages today, and had a great time. We spent the early afternoon walking around and visiting all of the "Houses " from all kinds of different international countries. At 2:00pm to 3:00pm we...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The idea is quite charming and the snack options are quite welcome. However, they could do so much more to educate the visitor.

Thank GuyFromPasadena
Reviewed 23 January 2016

If you’re going to House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, and you should; make sure to do it in the weekend. Every weekend the different nations serve local food and play local music. I loved it here and was here twice during my 10 day...More

Thank Jan-Erik P
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a series of cottages representing various nations within the UN. Each one focuses on a country, with a centralized gift shop. The gift shop has arts and crafts from various countries around the world at very reasonable prices. Unfortunately, the cottages are only...More

Thank PsychRN12
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Steve K
5 October 2017|
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Response from JBK33928 | Reviewed this property |
I understand that there are a couple of cottages open every day. We went on a weekend (for the Sprekels Organ Concert) ... they were all open and quite busy.