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Address: ul. Kopernika 27, Krakow 31-501, Poland
Phone Number: +48 (012) 421 26 20
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Description: A beatiful and informative Botanical Gardens, a short walk from Old Town

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A must go!

Beautiful! It is clean and well structured. You have to pay in order to enter but it definitely Worth the visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Lugano, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful! It is clean and well structured. You have to pay in order to enter but it definitely Worth the visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Large botanic gardens about a 20 minute walk from the city centre containing numerous spring flowering plants, colourful rock plants, lakes and ponds, and a couple of well stocked greenhouses. I’m sure the gardens will be even more spectacular in the summer. Visitors are given a map on entering, which enables to better plan how to get around the gardens.... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It's a beautiful garden to spend couple of hours in a sunny day (or even half the day if you are with company). It looks so nice after renovation and re-opened last month! It's highly recommended to visit, especially if you love nature!

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Krakow, Poland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I would agree with all your negative reviews that the garden isn't extremly beautiful. but it has many rare things which I, as a biology student appreciate! Some things You would say that they are the herbs, are in fact the exceptional species. and I liked the glass house! :)

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Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We walked from the city centre to the gardens, only to find them closed until April 2015. Just be aware if you arrive before this date that you'll be disappointed.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I was in many places around the world and I've never seen such a ugly place. Its not a bothanical garden, its a shame and it should be close dawn.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

After reading the most recent reviews we went along on a lovely warm Friday afternoon (05.09). We thought we were in the wrong place. It was like a jungle (albeit some lovely flowers, etc.) paths almost overgrown in places, stagnant pools, looked as if it had been untended for years. We didn't bother going into the glasshouses. If you want... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It'a great place to have a walk with your partner. It's also a wonderful place to have a rest from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great garden to visit, even though it's located a bit outside of the city centre. Great exposition of cacti, tropical plants and a great variety of regional flowers and plants. Lots of benches and places to sit, even a nice pond to sit at, and a large tropical greenhouse. Small admittance fee, totally worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Normally I don't bother with botanical gardens. I visited these gardens on my last full day in Krakow only because I was running out of places to visit after a two week stay but it was well worth it. The flower displays looked spectacular on the beautiful sunny morning. The glasshouses full of tropical plants were particularly enjoyable and gave... More 

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