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Botanical Garden Of Eilat

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Address: Carmel St, Eilat, Israel
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A hidden gem

These gardens are an oasis of calm and tranquility in the dry, dusty desert. Each turn of the path presented another surprise including a waterfall and spectacular lookout points... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

These gardens are an oasis of calm and tranquility in the dry, dusty desert. Each turn of the path presented another surprise including a waterfall and spectacular lookout points. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and highly recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a small spot, not frequented by visitors. The place looks like it was built by the same guys from the Dolphin Reef. Entrance is not expensive, and the place is relaxed and feels like an oasis in the desert. Recommended if you want to spend an hours or so out of the crowded beaches

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The last thing you expect to see in the desert, next to Eilat, is the Botanical Garden! Located in the entrance to the city, behind a gas station (just follow the signs), you enter an unbelievable world of vegetation, with all kinds of trees and bushes and even a rain forest (that's get sprayed every 10 minutes - enjoy the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A different experience in desert - like conditions. Includes rainforest and waterfall providing some respite from the heat. Regular places to sit in the shade. Interesting to read about different plants, aetiology and uses. Plenty of things for kids to climb on and look at. We took a fairly light buggy but struggled in a few places where it was... More 

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Haifa District, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A friend who had been in Eilat the previous month sent me a message recommending we take the time to visit this garden. A little piece of Eden. I would add a picture but mine look just like those posted. I did not know about this garden but I am glad I went to see it. The statuary is also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

we love the place and we go there often especially in winter when it's no so hot. it has a great view of Eilat. one must remember it's a desert here so it's different than other botanical gardens though it does have a rain forest. there is a good nursery on the place too. you can spend hours there. must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Even though our hostel receptionist told us that the garden was nothing special (she compared it to European gardens), we really liked it. It is well maintained and very quiet and peaceful. You should go with a cab because it's quite far off and no bus route leads there. Cab should be something about 20 shekel from the city center.... More 

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Golan Heights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

outstanding botanical achievement - a real botanic park in a non-rain area. beautiful plants and leisurely atmosphere for the lovers of flora.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

we visited this place last week (feb, 2015). it is very worthwhile. it is the product of a small group of fellows who have put together a very impressive product of plants and environments from around the world. i could not believe how much work they put into this- a real labor of love but retains a "homey" feeling. it... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Blossoming, carefully planned botanical gardens with plants from all over the world. There were many quiet places to sit and observe the beautiful views, waterfalls, fruit trees. the most spectacular attraction is the lush rainforest, where a mist waters the plants every ten minutes. Truly a taste of the Garden of Eden and an oasis in the middle of the... More 

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Address: Carmel St, Eilat, Israel
Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Southern District  >  Eilat

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