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Address: Blvd Henri IV, Quartier Montpellier Centre, 34967, Montpellier, France
Phone Number: 04 67 63 43 22
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Pleasant spot

The garden is a peaceful spot in the middle of a bustling area. There were not a lot of visitors but it clearly is a place where the locals like to enjoy the beautiful setting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Annette M
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The garden is a peaceful spot in the middle of a bustling area. There were not a lot of visitors but it clearly is a place where the locals like to enjoy the beautiful setting. Unfortunately a lot of the central area was closed off, presumably because it was late in the season.

Thank Annette M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jardin des Plantes is the second oldest botanical garden in Europe. You can see it in the protective wall surrounding the gardens. It is also used as a teaching garden for students of botany. We lived across from it during our 15 month residency in France, and it was a simple pleasure to have close to home to visit.... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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79 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Thought we'd have a nice walk in the gardens but like everything else in this rotten city, we ended up bitterly disappointed. Came to the 'entrance' on the south corner, gates were locked, no signs which way the next nearest entry was. Walked along the garden wall about a kilometer in N/NW direction, ended up nowhere. After finding a small... More 

Thank Elaine C
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65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is a really beautiful little garden with lots of pretty flowers and plants - but it was smaller than I expected and so a little disappointing. Nice to walk around if you're in the area but not necessarily worth going out of your way for unless you're a gardening enthusiast.

Thank Aimee H
Marseille, France
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153 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Not worth the visit. We went to see this garden in the middle of the city to find a tatty unkept space of land. Such a shame.

Charlottesville, Virginia
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56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We didn't budget enough time for this large, interesting place. On a warm sunny day this would be a refuge, but at any time interesting for garden and plant lovers.

Thank Redlichkeit
Brighton, England
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Our 2nd visit, I'd forgotten the first which wasn't a good sign. I work in horticulture, this garden needs attention. Some wonderful specimen plants and trees are here but are not being shown off. Weeds surround them and some plants have outgrown their space. The only part that was of interest was the pool full of lotus flowers.

Thank bn1
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A beautiful oasis in sunny Montpellier. Strolling through these huge gardens you get a brilliant sense of peace and tranquility. It seems like many people come here just to relax among nature. Since I discovered it I have been back twice and may have had a cheeky nap myself...

Thank Thomas P
Columbia, Missouri
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This beautiful garden is the perfect break from the crowds of the central city. Some local road construction made it a bit confusing to find our way, but not too much of an obstacle. There is an old observatory, near a beautiful pond, but no signage to explain its origins or history of use. We were disappointed that we could... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Excellent place for a light walk with lot of interesting plants including a huge magnolia and a full forest of bamboo

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