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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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Even in winter the garden is interesting

We visit Montpellier frequently and always enjoy the garden in all seasons. It is lovely to walk around in such a green space in the middle of a large city!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
dalmunzie
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Liguria, Italy
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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice way to spend an hour strolling around this magical garden. If you like cats you can also hang out with them in this garden.

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Liguria, Italy
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137 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visit Montpellier frequently and always enjoy the garden in all seasons. It is lovely to walk around in such a green space in the middle of a large city!

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Thank dalmunzie
Southampton, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

If you can read French then each specimen tree has a wealth of information. There is also a guide book called 'Beaux Arbres'. We spent a very happy 2 hours looking at all the trees and learnt a lot.

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Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

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.

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Thank Annette M
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

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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Thank Liz P
Dunedin, New Zealand
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89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Elaine C
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79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 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.

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Thank Aimee H
Marseille, France
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165 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 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.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 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.

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Thank Redlichkeit
Brighton, England
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

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.

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