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National Botanic Gardens

Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
353-1-837-7596
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Ranked #8 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Type: Gardens
Activities: Walking
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The floral and the fauna and the tranquility. The sound of babbling brooks and the birds, especially the beautiful robins, and the squirrels

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I would really recommend this to anyone visiting Dublin. Beautiful gardens not far from the centre of the city.

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

great free gardens for a walk or a wander in the lovely warm and magnificent glass houses. The flowers were not at their best at this time of year, however it is a place i will go all year round. It also has a coffee shop where i recently had a lovely Sunday lunch.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

a lot of varieties of plant from all over the world, it was very peacefull and its very relaxing as the weather was nice we could sit on the grass under the trees.

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Newbridge, Ireland
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We visited the gardens last Sunday. The gardens were created in 1795. It covers 48 acres. Over the years over 20,000 plants have been grown. It was here that the potatoe blight of 1845 was discovered. This blight was responsible for the famile which changed the course of irish history. There are a number of wrought iron greenhouses on site.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I haven't been to the Botanic Garden in years and I don't know why... It's such a beautiful place. Well kept, quiet and great for a walk. The greenhouses hold a number of local and exotic plants and flowers. The coffee shop is a nice place to get a cup of tea/coffee and some really delicious cake. The gardens are... More

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Brunei
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I went there just to see flowers, since it's spring but I didn't expect to get home sick. One of the green house features tropical plants like banana and pineapples, the heat and humidity made me feel at home hahaha. There was one green house where they only plant, plants that were use as a food source. BECAREFUL WITH SUGARCANE... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

. You will be dry and warm in the stunning glass houses and when the weather changes - which it does about 4 times a day in Ireland, you can explore the beautiful gardens.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Great place for a relaxed walk, especially from March to Nov, lots of plants, flowers, great spectacle for your eyes to enjoy

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

absolutely stunning walks through mature trees, serenity personified! The glasshouses remind you of Kew Gardens - free to visit...pack a picnic and spend the day

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