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National Botanic Gardens

Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
353-1-837-7596
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Ranked #7 of 283 Attractions in Dublin
Type: Gardens
Activities: Walking
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Fountain Valley, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The botanical gardens are so beautiful even in the pouring rain! You should also check out the wonderful coffee shop where you can get hot chocolate and yummy desserts!

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Having grown up down the road from this little gem I associate lots of happy times here. I visited today again for the first time in a long time. It did not dissappoint. Everything is beautiful and immaculately kept. Summer or winter there's always something there to see. Can't recommend it enough. AND it's easy on the pocket as it's... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Great place for an interesting walk, lots too see and plentty of different routes to take. The only complaint I would have is there could be more signage. There is also a nice cafe to satisy the hunger after your walk.

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Having seen that the Botanic Gardens had a special Sculpture exhibition , we took a trip to it at the weekend.The exhibition is very interesting and I delighted to see how well the gardens look after all the recent restorations to the glasshouses etc.It is really a beautiful place to walk around - I hadnt seen the walled garden before... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We live up the road from the Gardens and visit often as admission is free. There's loads to see and each time we make sure to visit a different part but always stop by the epic "big house" to see the rainforest. The cafes (there is a smaller one hidden behind the main one) are lovely and the food's beautiful.... More

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Calgary
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143 reviews 143 reviews
85 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

These gardens are absolutely beautiful. Lots to see....great blue herons, nesting birds, gazebos, rose gardens, cacti house etc etc, and water features. We had lots a fun wondering around the gardens exploring and taking pictures, and finding the occasional geocache! Cafe was great. Good food and reasonably priced...beware of the desserts they are amazing! clean washrooms. Check out the old... More

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Love these gardens, very well maintained. Great atmosphere, lots of events on. Restaurant is good but a bit pricey. Tend to go to the courtyard cafe with kids, less busy.

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Glengarriff, Irland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

again and again i love to come to this wonderful park and enjoy the tropical atmosphere in the gorgeous victorian greenhouses (rather palaces!). now in late summer the flowerbeds look wonderful - so much colour! you can walk and relax for hours as the (quite new) gate to glasnevin cemetery opens miles of walks through another kind of parkland. you... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Wonderful place to go to, the whole arrangement is just great, even children love to go there, Somuch to see here and very informative, restrooms and restaurants on the park and pARKING NEAR BY

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Sligo, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Just amazing , spent over 3 hours there, you got such a varied amount of plants , tree's, large pond and a river and lots more, what more could you ask for . Very relaxing place would love to be able to visit every season but live in Sligo. Think there should be a small fee to enter.

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