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Jardin Botanique Lausanne

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Address: Aveneue de Cour 14bis 1, Lausanne 1007 , Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(21)3169988 ‎
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Near Parc Milan, these Jardin Botanique can be interesting if you really enjoy the subject or have kids...

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Near Parc Milan, these Jardin Botanique can be interesting if you really enjoy the subject or have kids...

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Lake of Geneva
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153 reviews 153 reviews
128 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This garden makes you feel like you're in a great place, breathing great fresh air and enjoying a great, beautiful view over Lausanne and the lake. The best you can do on a sunny day. There are paths winding up to the top of the hill where you can relax and enjoy the views or play games on the grass.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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57 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We spent the morning and the mid afternoon in the Jardin Botanique in early May 2013, enjoying the views over Lac Lac de Genève (Lac Léman for the French). In the morning, the silvery light and low, misty cloud over the French alps was almost other-wordly. In the mid afternoon, after the early mist had burned off, there were beautiful... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Awesome little park with beautiful plants and informational panels along the way. Worth a detour if you are walking through the city. And take the time to go all the way to the top; there is an auditorium facing the lake with possibly the best view of Lausanne anywhere.

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Modena, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I guess I should've stayed away from it. Last year I went to Pittsburg and visited the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens there. This is just a little more than a garden. It does have a tiny carnivorous plant glass tank.if that's your thing.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
35 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This sad garden will make you feel better about your own garden! It is riddled with weeds and the few buildings in the gardens are in need of repair. There is no café (in case you were hoping for one). The botanical gardens are actually quite small. If you walk up the steps you will find yourself in another municipal... More 

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England
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87 reviews 87 reviews
19 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We were very disappointed with the Gardens. They need a lot of tender loving care, and are generally in a very run down state. It is an excellent site but needs a huge injection of money and effort to make it worth a visit.

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Ljubljana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It's free, it's pretty, it's central, it has a great view from the hill above, benches, trees, plants ... heck, it's a botanical garden. It's not going to knock your socks off, likely, but it's the kind of spot that makes you feel like you're in a great place, breathing great fresh air and enjoying a great, beautiful view. It... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

As someone else said, worth a look. However I have to say it has an end of season feeling to it at the moment- lots of things going over, not much in flower or looking its best, and weeds all over the place. Can't help feeling it needs a bit more care.

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Hobart, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Seemed tired and unloved a bit. If I had had my gardening gloves with me I would have pulled out some of the weeds!

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