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Jardin Canario

Carretera del Centro, Km 7, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
34 928 219 580
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Type: Gardens
Description: This unique garden erected on the side of a ravine has examples of every kind of vegetation found on the Canaries.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Set inside a courtyard, This was a lovely place to eat and take in the culture. The pueblo canario offers folk singing and dancing every Sunday too.

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scotland
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Museum Nestor is well worth a visit for a nominal charge. The weekly Canarian Dancing on a Sunday is popular and vivacious.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Nice garden to spent an hour when travelling from village to village at Gran Canaria island. And it;s free, so don't complaint if you find any rubbish dropped by you, my dear tourist. Visit the cactus area, if you are in. And climb to the volcano cave for a nice view to the whole garden.

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Chawton
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

An extensive botanical garden near Las Palmas and a rare green haven on this rather barren island. To explore the whole garden be prepared to walk 2-3kms and scale a rockface on the valley side (via steep paths not crampons). The cacti gardens are the best feature. Access is free as is parking. Signage could be improved as we managed... More

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I visited there with my good friend. I saw and heard much about the history and plants of Canary Islands. There are so much to see that next time I'll spend more than one day there. When you visit there in the garden you need good shoes and you walk willingly. Don't forget to take camera with you! I never... More

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went there last Friday and to be honest it looks to me that the park keepers haven't been there in months. it's a mess no flowers broken foot paths and weeds everywhere . the gardens in my hotel were far nicer and better kept.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The tour was an amazing experience for me. I had a fun time with my family and met a few nice people along the way. The tour was fill with memories I'll never forget and pictures that are worth taking. We learned a lot about the different plants, trees, and animals of Jardin Canario. We also went to a Wine... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A bus from the centre will take you here. Only costs 1.65 euros. I can just say that it's beautiful here. So much to see. There are steep steps however that zig zag down the side of the mountain and they are a bit uneven and cobbled. It was not a problem for myself, but I did think that it... More

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We took the bus there and walked down the hill paths. There are no handrails so with my small fear of hights made me look to my feet carefully when i was walking down. Down there was a big cacti arboretum. From down there did the buses go only on scooldays and with one member with a bad knee we... More

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derby uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had an amazing day at the Jardin Canario. Put on comfy shoes, there is much walking to do if you wish to see all of these wonderful plants. We started at the bottom, and then walked up the steep hillside. We had lunch in the beautiful restaurant at the top. The walk down was a little precarious for someone... More

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