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National Botanic Gardens

Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
353-1-837-7596
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Ranked #8 of 264 attractions in Dublin
Type: Gardens
Activities: Walking
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Love the glass houses, and just wandering around. Like to go there at least once a year, often co-inciding with special events like Halloween or Christmas exhibits.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Lovely place, ticked behind the cemetery. We used the blue route on the city sightseeing bus to get it. Definitely tie it in with a walk around the cometary too (some of the headstones are none like I've seen before - they are huge statues) As for botanic gardens Frey are pretty, lots of flowers and plants, there's different sculptures... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The National Botanic Gardens are a must for all garden lovers . It is open every day and free to enter. It house some exotic plants and provides great colour all year .The No 13 bus will bring you near to it and they also have parking at the gardens.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

These superb botanical gardens truly are among the very best we have seen anywhere! They are beautifully kept during all seasons & there is always something different to see no matter what time of the year you take a visit. They take horticultural students so obviously the standard there is first class. They hold different events all the time &... More

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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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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

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 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

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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