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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

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Address: 6 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 941 8999
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Activities: Walking
Description: This garden is home to the best collection of exotic and indigenous plants...
This garden is home to the best collection of exotic and indigenous plants in New Zealand.
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Huge beautiful garden

Such a peaceful and beautiful garden to release stress or enjoy life. I know it's just another garden but it's well taken care of, huge trees, beautiful collection of flowers and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Such a peaceful and beautiful garden to release stress or enjoy life. I know it's just another garden but it's well taken care of, huge trees, beautiful collection of flowers and pure tranquility. I could come here everyday for a stroll every single day and wouldn't get bored.

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Medway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We spent a relaxing, peaceful afternoon here, enjoying the lovely grounds. Huge old trees, lovely herbaceous borders, punting on the water, and a nice Visitors' Centre.

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Goonhavern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Great fascinating variety of trees and flowers. Very good cafe area. Rose garden is a special experience

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Traditional, formal gardens beautifully laid out. Lovely fountain, lovely setting next the museum and what was the cathedral. A nice place to be.

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franklin,newyork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

A lovely free botanical paradise - the largest specimen trees that we have ever seen. Best gift shop and food concession was terrific , even a band playing Free museum was just great with many displays ,from history to birds to t-shirts.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The Botanic Garden and the nearby Canterbury Museum make for a good outing in the morning or afternoon

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Point Richmond, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We had a few hours before we had to get to the airport so spent some time wandering this beautiful garden. I love birds and there were any number of them to see. The cafe has some yummy treats.

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julia24
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We visited the gardens on an autumn Sunday morning and loved the experience. There are hundreds of beautiful specimen trees and the rose garden is divine

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely plantings perfectly maintained. Quiet, peaceful, tranquil place to spend a day, have lunch or afternoon tea, and go punting on the River Avon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Includes all kinds of gardens,for example English,NZ native,trees,etc and the greenhouse is fantastic!

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