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Address: 19 de Abril 1181, Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone Number: 336-6488

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A very nice park

Spent the whole day here, picknicking and chilling with a blunt or two. There are some areas that are secluded and nice, and the locals also use this "botanical" garden for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Kunming, China
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Kunming, China
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Spent the whole day here, picknicking and chilling with a blunt or two. There are some areas that are secluded and nice, and the locals also use this "botanical" garden for relaxation and fun times. The garden is more exotic than the average garden, but as a botanical garden for nature freaks; it's not very awesome. Still, considering it's easily... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Overgrown. Poor signage. Bathroom out of order. Weeds. Yep, there are some interesting trees. It is much more like a poorly maintained park than any kind of real botanical garden.

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Savannah, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Unkept gardens, weeds and grass everywhere, dying herb and edible garden filled with weeds. So, so very sad! No flowers, nothing exotic... basically a poor maintained park! BTW, museum in the premises is closed for maintenance and the green house is covered with tarp and falling apart... The good thing: it's free, otherwise I would had been very mad about... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The Jardin Botanico is approximately 30 minutes bus ride from the centre of Montevideo. It is primarily a collection of trees and shrubs found in Uraguay, with few flowers. We did observe several parakeets flying about. The gardens are free to enter. They are relatively new, and will take some time to develop fully.

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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The Jardín Botánico in barrio Prado, Montevideo, is the first and only botanical garden in Uruguay. It is adequately curated and maintained, but lacks the formality and grandeur I expected from such a large botanical garden. It is more like a park with strategically planted collections of trees and shrubs, there is no charge for admission and it is a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

It was lovely to just give a little walk through these botanic gardens. Lovely with good weather. You can see different types of trees and flowers but is basically a green place in the city.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

No matter the wheather, is a beautiful place where you can find different kind of trees, plants, etc. You may enjoy peace and calm in the middle of the city and in one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of Montevideo.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

This is a very pleasant park to wander around and enjoy the trees, shrubs, birds etc. You can still hear traffic, but it's not too intrusive. In general it's well-maintained, but this time of year probably isn't the best, as most of the flowers have gone. Loved the huge trees, lots of varieties, and some pretty fountains and statues.

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Durham, NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

The garden has a nice collection of flora (and birds), but it is operating on a shoe string. The grounds are clean, but it was obvious that the resources for maintaining the plantings are limited.

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Logan, Utah
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Great place to talk a peaceful walk with beautiful scenery in the big city. In the spring (December) great flowers, especially loved the hydrangeas.

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