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Orchid World

Address: Barbados
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Getting married
Owner description: Stroll through six and a half acres of beautiful orchids at this...
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Getting married
Owner description: Stroll through six and a half acres of beautiful orchids at this garden.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Nice spot. Nice to see, but.... and there is the but. It's 12.50 US $ PER PERSON to look at some flowers. Took maybe 20 -30 min. Should have a free drink or something at the end. Got some nice pics. Would recommend? Only if your into horticulture.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The orchids were beautiful even though half of them were in bloom. I would have liked to seen the name of each type of orchid and some information about it though. Very easy to walk around and very quiet and relaxing. If you like photography i definately recommend it

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The garden in on one level with very few step so easy for all to get around. The garden is full of flowers however it is small. We had a guide around the garden which took 30mins including photos. I wouldn't make a special trip here but would go if passing. Staff friendly and knowledgable.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Took one of the local taxis to visit Orchid World whilst on our cruise. Lovely setting, but somewhat run down in places and at $12.50 per head would expect a better kept garden with more orchids than they had. Disappointing!

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shanghai
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298 reviews 298 reviews
92 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place could be improved by more labels on the plants and more information generally about the different types of orchids on display. I love orchids, possibly because they are the only plant I seem not to kill, they obviously thrive on general neglect! I've visited several orchid gardens throughout the world and this was not the best of them... More 

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Hayeards Heath
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Beautiful surroundings.. guided around the gardens.. if you like flowers this is the place to go.. rum cocktails.. lovely visit..

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Hickory
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a lovely spot! The orchids were simply stunning - despite it not being 'very showy' according to the woman at the desk! We loved it! Got to see some amazing hummingbirds as well.

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Streetsboro, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We toured this in February 2014. It was a very beautiful display of assorted flowers/plants. We really enjoyed walking (even in a light rain) and just were amazed the colors and blooms. Some were so different, we have never seen them anywhere before. Very exotic and beautiful! Did enjoy a drink afterwards and shopped in the gift shop. Enjoyed the... More 

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NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I was looking forward to seeing orchids in various states of growth placed in beautiful or unique settings. Unfortunately the overall feel of Orchid World reminded me of a commercial growing facility or greenhouses where plants were being grown for resale. There were several pretty areas on the property, but it was far from what I expected. Perhaps it was... More 

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Bucks
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144 reviews 144 reviews
8 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is pricey for what you get. 25US dollars a head.. No guide book, no guides and labels on most plants illegible. Those flowers in bloom were stunning, but a lot seemed to be past their best. The walk about took at most 30 mins, but with info might have been longer. The usual gift shop and bar. All prices... More 

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