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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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Activities: Walking

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A Place to View Fresh Orchids in March

The variety of plant life at this attraction is mind-bogling. It even has a multi-story greenhouse where they have something like seven different climate zones for you to browse... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The variety of plant life at this attraction is mind-bogling. It even has a multi-story greenhouse where they have something like seven different climate zones for you to browse through. You will see everything from common cactus to very rare flowers and other plants. I really enjoyed my visit to this attraction.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Dublin's botanic gardens are the most beautiful ones I have ever seen, you will greatly enjoy your time there, especially if you are lucky and visit them with nice weather. The gardens have a huge variety of plants from all over the world and there are lovely paths among trees where you can spot also wild animals and birds. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Whether it be for a leisurely walk, along the tranquil tree lined paths or to study the encyclopaedic range of fauna available, the "Botanical" Gardens are highly recommended. You can also plan to go along while one of the many Art and Educational programmes are on display. They intermingle the exhibits with the lawns, trees and paths in beautiful and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We visited here recently and spent an enjoyable couple of hours wandering around the extensive grounds and through the different glasshouses. It was a wet and windy day when we were there but was still enjoyable; it must be pretty spectacular in sunny weather when the flowers are all in bloom. They've an interesting variety of plants and some decent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A must visit especially if you are into gardening, but still well worth a visit even if you are not. Very well kept and maintained to a high standard

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Well worth a visit and totally free! The greenhouses are amazing and refurbished Victorian originals. So lovely to walk back in time and enjoy the plants & flowers. I bet it is even better in the Summer months. Sadly we are on holiday in February and not so much in bloom. We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Well worth a visit , and I intend to return when the vast collection of displays are in flower.The car parking is very competitive and when you have discovered all the beuty , both outdoors and in the number of glasshouses, experience the tasty treats in the attached restaurant . The broad menu includes mains, and numerous home baking cakes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A pleasure to walk around these beautiful gardens and take in the different seasons. The vegetable garden is lovely and the ponds are just beautiful on a sunny day.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I love Botanic Gardens, it's not overcrowded so there is lots of space to roam around and have a picnic. There is many secluded areas for visitors who want to just chill and get away from the city for a while. I would recommend visiting the gardens during their "Sculpture in Context" exhibition. As far as I know this year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I love this place, all year round there is something to see, even in winter there is something captivating about this place. Spring summer it bursts with colour and Autumn its on fire with hues of bronze and amber. Worth a visit and its free in. Also a decent coffee shop.

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