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National Botanic Gardens

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Address: Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-837-7596
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Great to be able to see things so beautiful for free and with a lovely place to get cake inside the coffee shop I really enjoyed my morning here

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great to be able to see things so beautiful for free and with a lovely place to get cake inside the coffee shop I really enjoyed my morning here

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great photo opportunities. The different scents and smells are beautiful. The tour is really interesting if you have any interest in flowers/plants at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Walked from Houston station up to the botanic gardens, lucky for us there was a pub across the road so we could recover before enjoying the gardens.Katrina at the gardens pointed us in the pubs direction. The Palm houses were amazing, we really enjoyed the gardens, large enough to enjoy for a couple of hours, it is also joined on... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens, lovely sceneries and very fresh air! Free admition. It closes a bit early at 5 Pm or even at 4 pm in winter. But definitely worth visiting for a lovely walk , check their vegetable garden, it's amazing!

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Dalkey, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

These gardens were founded in 1795 and contain over 20,000 living plants and many millions of dried species. The center piece is the Great Palm House recently restored to its Victorian splendour. There are beautiful riverside walks lined with magnificent trees. there are bus services from the city centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Between 3 and 4 stars. It's not a patch on Kew but much less crowded and chaotic. There are several gems and it's great to spend 2-3 hours.

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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Theres plenty to see here. Its a beautifully tranquil and relaxing place, and lots of ground for a decent long walk through so many different types of flowers and gardens. The highlight is the super large glass house, with many tropical plants. A great facility in urban Dublin.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Compared to other botanical gardens it is OK, but the greenhouses lack in terms proper arrangement and display compare to e.g. Munich's botanical gardens.But th eoutside areas are nice and interesintg (the have a viking house with veggie garden for example. Plus it is free. It's nice for a walk, and you can spend a good 1-2 hours there. (The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Large botanical garden that is easy to walk to from Castle Hotel. Pleasant day out alone or with others. Extensive types of trees with latin and modern names assigned to them for easy reference of visitors. Creative construction of RNA sequences - ideal for those with an interest in chemistry and biology. Wonderful location for reading, meditating and gentle leisure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Love going to the National Botanics even just for a walk aroun! Most beautiful just before summer! I've been to a few of the free events Classical concerts) also which were amazing! Only downfall was the food in the restaurant. I ordered lasagne which wasn't great. Your better off just getting coffee and cake here.

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