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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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Bit bare in April, but still worth a trip

As the title says, April not a great month for plant seeing, but the glasshouses are still well worth a look outside & in. The Garden Cafe was OK, and there isn't much choice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

As the title says, April not a great month for plant seeing, but the glasshouses are still well worth a look outside & in. The Garden Cafe was OK, and there isn't much choice round there, but wouldn't be my choice for more than coffee and a cake.

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Hibberdene, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The peace and beauty. Never spent too much time anywhere as only there for 2 days.Gardens kept clean and tidy. Lovely planning on flower colour etc

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The Botanical gardens are a large land area with some greenhouses to visit. We especially enjoyd a bonsai tree exhibit, though I think that was not a permanent exhibit in the gardens. There really is a lot to see and on a sunny warm day a perfect place to walk around. We did not have the sun and warmth so... More 

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Maynooth, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We had beautiful weather and the squirrels were wonderful. Was great to see so much colour so early in the year. The glass houses are magnificent and the children, ranging from age 4 to 11, enjoyed the experience as much as the grown ups!

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Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The most serene place in the world with a large selection of rare plants from all over the globe like amazon forest and bonsai trees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We got here late in the day and only had a little under 2 hours to spare, but it was a lovely late afternoon stroll through a gorgeous place. Lot more flowers in bloom than I would've thought for this early in the season. Just gorgeous and relaxing in every way.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Its a really nice place, even in winter. Squirels, lot of different flowers... and there is a nice cemetery next to it :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a lovely haven of calm so close to Dublin city center. The walk around it relaxing and even informative. With the addition of all the exotic plants in the historic green houses it is a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Enjoyed my spontaneous visit to the gardens. Took many photos as there were so many fabulous plants on show. The carnivorous plants section is very impressive. Worth a visit. You can access Glasnevin cemetery from the gardens so the two could be combined for a cheap dayout.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The weather was glorious which helped but the range of plants and the grounds were fantastic. Large grounds meant that even though it was busy it wasn't over crowded. A very relaxing place to visit! And it is free!

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