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Orto Botanico di Lucca

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Address: Via del Giardino Botanico 14, 55100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: 0583/583086
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Shady place in the heart of the old city

A lovely walk among the trees - more of an arboreteum than a botanic garden. The story attached to the lily pool is a must.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A lovely walk among the trees - more of an arboreteum than a botanic garden. The story attached to the lily pool is a must.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I wouldn't pay to visit these gardens on their own. It was included in our combination ticket for the two main towers in Lucca. The gardens are not very impressive compared to others we've been to at home in the UK or elsewhere in the world. The pond was the most interesting feature. A nice calm place for a walk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It's not one of the best gardens I've been to but it is a great place to visit and to stay out of the sun for a short break. It is very quiet and calming. Great place to catch a great picture on the camera. A very clean toilet and a very good disabled toilet on site. Good value for... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We visited Lucca in August and don't know if we had missed any flowering season but many of the plants were looking less than looked after, whilst other parts offered lots of greenery but little colour. If you are going to do the Guinigi Tower then buy a ticket that gains access to the gardens, the Guinigi Tower and the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is really not worth the entrance tickets. It must be the worse Botanic gardens ever. Dry plants, neglected plants, nothing- really bad. Stay away

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We kept seeing the botanical gardens when walking and thought we must walk through them. We were a bit surprised we had to pay 4 euro each and felt that it really wasn't worth it. The gardens are pretty but not very big.

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Lucca, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

If you want a break after walking the myriad of narrow streets of Luca you should definitely go to the Botanical Garden just beside Le Mura and the the Complex of San Miccheletto. A beautiful garden that makes you feel good and happy to have the opportunity to be near nature in an Italian designed garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

What a great Botanic Garden! it is sooo beautiful! You should not miss it! Reserve some time, at least 2/3hours. It is a bless! Please give me a helpfull vote! Thank you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This botanical garden is located beneath the city walls. The garden itself is small though. It is quiet. Ideal for you to rest before you continue on your journey.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Sheltered by the South Eastern part of Le Mura, the Garden is a peaceful place to spend an hour away from the bustle. A few more benches would be appreciated. The highlight is the pond, which you can cross by a narrow wooden bridge. Make sure you stop to read the Legend of 17th Century Lucchese beauty Lucida Mansi and... More 

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