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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
44-141-334-2422
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Ranked #10 of 127 Attractions in Glasgow
Type: Gardens, Cultural
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

the place is amazing to visit the botanic house will all the trees and roses inside beautiful views and in the early night it looks like a a big spaceship with all the lights really so beautiful

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Beautiful park, perfect place to spend the sunday under the sunshine. On the green house there a big variety of plants form all over the world which I found very interesting, a lo of beautiful flowers and tropical spaces with a jungle vibe, Is not just the greenhouse, the park is huge with a nice river on a side. Also... More

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you're looking for something to do to pass time. This was a treat. There was quite a lot to see, there was a carnivorous section as well which was fascinating. It was beautiful with a georgeous Victorian exterior.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The glasshouse has quite a lot of plants collection, some interesting plants that you've never seen before. For kids, there is a garden for kids to learn about plants. Not bad at all.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Found restaurant a bit average in decor and service was a bit slow but it was busy. Food was okay but found whole experience a bit average.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Huge rows of glasshouses that have replicated a variety of tropical and desert flora....in stark contrast to the cold 6 degree C wind blowing outside!

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Rothesay, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Botanics is a place you can visit throughout your life to enjoy this historic green space, plant houses, squirrels, birds and watch all sorts of people and dogs wandering around. Some people do not go beyond the gardens but venture down to the river for walks that can take you for miles, closer to, or away from the city.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Botanics in Glasgow is an amazing place no matter what the weather is like. You have the choice of the "hothouse" or Kibble Palace if it is raining and the parkland has beautifully kept flower beds at all times of the year. Lovely walks and even on the coldest of days it is a joy to sit and watch/feed... More

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OXFORD, ENGLAND
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Amazing tea room that was highly recommended by the lovely guide on hop on/hop off bus. Great lunches, highly recommend

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New Orleans
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are in Glasgow........Take time to go and see these gardens. Use the hop on hop offf buses. You will be very satisfied with the selection of flowers.

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