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Jardim Botanico

Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-393, Portugal
00351 239 855 233
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Ranked #22 of 42 Attractions in Coimbra
Type: Gardens
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Lisbon, Portugal
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217 reviews 217 reviews
28 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

An amazing park that could be great to spend an afternoon or go for a run, in the middle of the city. But most of it looks abandoned, really bad maintenance and you are not allowed to access most of it. What's the point of having such an amazing inside a city if you don't take care of it and... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Regardless of the maintenance, this garden had so much peace and calmness to offer. It is a lovely place to spend the day walking and discovering the trees. My favorite part was taking a picture under an aging tree and the bamboo garden deep in the jardim

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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Definetely a delusion, a few plants, absolutely no maintenance, a place that could be fabulous with the Roman aqueduct nearby left to itself.. a pity

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Milan, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The place is not very well kept, but it is still a good way to spend a few hours resting, relaxing under the trees and walking around with a friend. It is free.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
53 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Worth spending a warm afternoon walking around the garden as there is no entrance fee and it had some lovely little treasures

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Coimbra, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Besides all the diversity of trees, plants and quietness, you also have in the end of the garden, a place called skygarden where you can do some activities in the trees.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Undergoing some renovaitons, so not all glass houses were accessible in April 2014. Great colleciton of plants, flowers and trees, but naming plaques could be better. Some huge old trees and quiet forest to explore.

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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80 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Botanical garden of the University in the city centre of Coimbra. The botanic garden is all year around open to public and the entrance is free, and is located a bit on the outside from the city centre, but worth a visit we do think, you can shoot some nice pictures. To park the car it is not easy, but... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This is a nice park best entered from the University, but it is easy to get lost and end up far from the city center if you exit different from where you go in. It has fountains and benches and is a peaceful respite from walking around the city all day.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

A nice green spot near the university of Coimbra. Unfortunately because of the economic crisis and bad government, the maintenance of the park is largely overdue causing some areas even to be closed to the public. It is for free at least, but the poor state would not allow any charge.

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