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Address: Avenida del Doctor Maiz Vinals, s/n | Parque Arroyo de la Represa, 29600 Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: 34-95-2862926
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Bonsai bonanza

If you like Bonsai this place is a must to visit if you are near Marbella . There is a huge variety to be seen in attractive surroundings just outside the Old Town of Marbella... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2014
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Tyne & Wear
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Moinesti, Romania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It's worth a visit, especially if you are a bonsai fan or if you want to discover the splendour of these trees. Both new and old trees, well kept. There is a little lake inside, and you can take pictures of the tuttles chilling on the white limestone.

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York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stumbled across this place, so thought we'd go down the steps for a look. We went down the steps, which smelt strongly of urine, went over to the pond, which looked like Pea soup with a few white (green tinged) ducks. Litter all over. Very disappointing.

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Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I have visited the Museo del Bonsai several times to spend hours taking photographs of exceptional little trees. This place is world class in bonsai exibitions! I don't understand the negative vibrations from other reviewers: some complain about the price (@ 4.00 is, in my opinion, a bargain considering what you can see here; other sites in the UK seem... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We visited the Museo Bonsai on Saturday July 26, 2014. If you really love Bonsai trees I guess this would be a fascinating place to visit. They have a good collection of Bonsai trees. They charged 4 Euro per ticket to see the Bonsai trees. I thought that was a bit too expensive. We spent more time in the park... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Marbella is a great holiday destination but when on a longer winter break, going for a walk along the beach every day can begin to pale. That's where places like the tree museum come into play. It is not difficult to reach (basically at the north east end and just outside the old town). It is big enough and has... More 

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Limassol Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I forget how much it cost to go in but honestly you can see just as good in the major garden centres in the UK. Maybe I exaggerate a little but many of them were not even particularly old. There were nice gardens and a lake with ducks etc. surrounding the area, but it was the only place that I... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

. I have seen more interesting greenhouses elsewhere. . . Kew Gardens, for example! And on a much larger scale, too. This is admittedly meant to be on a small scale, but there are not that many exhibits, no interesting information sheets or notices, so although the twisted and distorted trees have a certain curiosity value, it wasn't somewhere I'd... More 

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Tyne & Wear
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

If you like Bonsai this place is a must to visit if you are near Marbella . There is a huge variety to be seen in attractive surroundings just outside the Old Town of Marbella set in a park. We visited in February therefore several of the trees were not in leaf but even so it was well worth the... More 

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We were walking around Marbella old town and were rather bored. Saw this museum and walked in. The entry fee was nothing so we didn't care. Yes, there is an amazing collection of Bonsai trees. Takes about 20 minutes to see it all. I suppose it would be interesting for someone who loves gardening or something like that...

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Thousand Oaks, California, USA
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Certainly nothing on teh scale of a national arboretum bonsai exhibit, but well worth the stop in this lovely town. Certainly don't plan more than 30-45 minutes for this but I recommend going. Some specimens dating over 400 years, as well as a number of local and native plants as Bonsai.

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