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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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Wrong time of the year!!!

I've only lived on this earth for 46 years and got to go to Botanical Gardens in March this year with family home from US/UK. We had a great day weather-wise but a lot of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I've only lived on this earth for 46 years and got to go to Botanical Gardens in March this year with family home from US/UK. We had a great day weather-wise but a lot of the blooms weren't out. I can just imagine what it is like when everything outdoors is a bundle of colour. Fantastic FREE venue! (you do... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Live very close and have taken the kids here as an alternative t going to the ZOO. We call it the 'plant zoo'. We live close to it so it is very handy. We ll worth a visit and not juts for tourists. Went to somewhere similar in the UK and paid £25 just to enter. This is a great... More 

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County Carlow, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We had about two hours to spare. We enjoyed a lovely stroll throughout the grounds. Had the chance to talk to a number of staff - very knowledgeable. Restaurant could do with an upgrade.

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent gardens (free!) well worth the bus trip out from the city centre. Should be publicised more by the tourist authority, most of the visitors seemed to be locals.

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County Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

You could spend so many days here no matter what the season. I've been here so many times it's such a lovely place and great for photos

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We dropped in here as we had a free hour with visitors on their way to the airport.Great soup and fresh bread in a friendly restaurant followed by a walk through these wonderful gardens which are a credit to all who work there and give Dublin and our visitors such a joyous experience, never failing to answer any question or... More 

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Lovely way to spend an afternoon when the flowers are in full bloom. No cyclists or runners, so you can wander around peacefully. There is now an adjoining gate to Glasnevin cemetery which is definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Just spent last Sunday in National Botanic Gardens. Was a very pleasant visit - so many flowers and shrubs to see. Vegetable gardens were a delight. Rounded off afternoon with a visit to coffee shop.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great variety of Plants and Flowers from all over the world and its free. A great day out with family and friends.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I have visited the Botanic gardens in Dublin many times. It is one of my favourite places to go when I want some time to myself. The Victorian glasshouses were used to cultivate plants that were brought back from far and wide by explorers in olden days. There is a lovely coffee shop to round off your stroll through the... More 

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