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National Botanic Gardens

Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
353-1-837-7596
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Ranked #4 of 218 Attractions in Dublin
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Activities: Walking

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Dublin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Lovely place to visit. Not far from the City Centre and well served by busses. A fantastic collection of plants beautifully laid out with a wonderful "Palm House". There is a walk that takes you to Glasnevin Cemetery a short distance away and a good enough restaurant for lunch.

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

It's a bit old fashioned but it's loaded with lots of beautiful flowers to enjoy, a nice place to while away a few hours especially in the summer.

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dublin
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

this is a lovely place to spend a few hours particularly if the weather is nice and dry, There is also a very good cafe on site providing light snacks to lunches/ dinners

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I didnt expect that the garden will be that much rich. Its a huge garden with all type of tree collection. Must visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Love the trees from all over the world, the little duck pond/stream, beautiful flower beds, walled garden, rose garden, original Victorian hot houses with tropical plants like banana trees.

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I love to bring my family here when they visit Dublin. You can take as long as you want walking around and it is a great place for any age group. I like to go here a couple of times a year. Plus, it's free!!

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Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place is just lovely. It's a really nice family day out. The gardens are so nice. Children with parents and grandparents. Young couples . The glass houses with their different tropical plants and finishing off with a nice ice cream while sitting on the bench in the sun. Two hours of enjoyment and all I spent was a couple... More 

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Inishmore, Ireland
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72 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was expecting more but nice anyway. Great for an afternoon break in the nature and to see some interesting types of flowers and Japanese trees.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Essentially a quick stop for a quick snack . It's not somewhere to sit and chat; its noisy & busy & tables are hard to find as they are not cleaned off as customers vacate them. The sandwich choice & selection of cakes is quite good & staff are busy but cheerful . You would go to eat there because... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Loved how the flower beds were laid out to provide opportunities to show how well different varieties of plants compliment each other. Loved the wonderful smells in the greenhouses. It's so relaxing to stroll along the various paths and watch squirrels scampering up trees. Nice little coffee shop too. Apart from a couple of euro for car park which unfortunately... More 

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