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St. George Village Botanical Garden

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Address: 127 Estate St. George | Kingshill, Just north of Centerline Road, 4 miles east of Frederiksted, Frederiksted, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340-692-2874
Activities: Viewing foliage, Walking
Description: You can stroll amid the ruins of this 17-acre estate, a former...
You can stroll amid the ruins of this 17-acre estate, a former 19th-century sugarcane plantation village, which contains varied ecosystems from semi-arid cactus to lush green rain forest.
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Nature at her finest!

Beautiful setting for a wedding. Had an afternoon stroll to get familiar with many varied plants , trees and orchids!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Pownal Center, Vermont, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The remnants of the plantation buildings make a nice backdrop for the plantings, and the museum was interesting. However, as we proceeded farther along the self-guided tour, the signage and upkeep dwindled to a bare minimum, to the point where we said "don't need to see any more." Of course, in February there is less going on with blooms and... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Beautiful setting for a wedding. Had an afternoon stroll to get familiar with many varied plants , trees and orchids!

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Branford, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you have the time and love to look at vegetation, beautiful tropical flowers and the remains of old buildings, definitely put this stop on your calendar. Loved it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It is well laid out and easy self-guided tour with both a history buffs and gardeners perspective. We went back to the gift shop a day later as we saw similar art elsewhere but not as nice. Prices were better too and they support local artists.

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USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A jewel of a garden amongst ruins of a plantation. Plenty of photo opportunities. Gives you a taste of what life must have been like. Also a nice little museum shop.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

St George Village Botsanical Garden is an interesting mix of a beautiful Caribbean Botanical Garden set inside the backdrop of a colonial plantation ruin. Botanical specimens from every continent (except Anarctica) take one into an era gone-by with enough historical significance to be an interesting afternoon for about everyone. The Botanical Garden has been supported for years by volunteers that... More 

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Southfield, Michigan
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356 reviews 356 reviews
46 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I really liked visiting this old plantation as part of a Royal Caribbean International tour offering because the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and engaged in botany. Her love of the flora was evident. We smelled medicinal leaves. We looked inside an abandoned structure that now serves as a bat house. Bats help to keep the bug population down. Ruins... More 

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Austin, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We love Botanical Gardens, and if you don't, this might not be your thing. Take bug spray and water. We esp. enjoyed the ruins, historical areas, palm gardens, healing plants gardens, and useful plants gardens.

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Seacoast, New Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We enjoyed strolling around this garden. The maps were easy to follow and the grounds were beautiful. Several ruins to visit. Many different flowers, fruit trees, cacti, etc. I would recommend this activity.

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Little Falls, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The garden was very beautiful and we were able to go on our own and check out the garden. We were given a map, and wandered around. It was awesome!

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