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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Address: 2612 Lane Park Road, Mountain Brook, AL 25223
Phone Number: 205 414 3950
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a gorgeous setting. It is filled with mature trees that are beautiful to see from bottom to top. There are various plants that float in small ponds and picturesque above ground watering areas. Specific shrubs are abundant and everything is well marked. The gift shop is filled with educational books and knowledgeable persons working there.... More 

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Puerto Rico
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

A really pleasant and quiet experience. I went on for some quiet time and for some meditation space and it worked out perfectly.

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Mountain Brook, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If you visit Birmingham you must visit the Gardens. Totally free. Open every day. Recently renovated Conservatory is open and warm on a cold day. Inside the garden center is a wonderful library that specializes in everything botanical. Actually I live nearby and visit frequently.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is a must stop, especially in the spring! Make sure to check out the Japanese garden...beautiful!

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Allenton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The gardens are spectacular and I is so very peaceful. Do not miss feeding the catfish in the covered shelters. It offers a pavilion, nice restrooms and wedding area.

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Atlanta
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9 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

If you enjoy botanical gardens; you'll love the Birmingham gardens. One of the most beautiful gardens we have visited. The Japanese Garden beats the one in San Francisco .. The rose garden; so many outdoor rooms and themes. Great garden shop also! A pure pleasure Thank you Birmingham !!!!

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

So beautiful and we'll kept. We couldn't come close to seeing it all in one trip. Regularly see weddings there. It's just such a calm and peaceful area. One of the real gems of Birmingham.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Even in the fall when only a handful of flowers are still in bloom, this place is gorgeous and peaceful. And it's always free! So that's a plus. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes, the gardens are spread out and has many of areas to check out. If you want to only stroll through a small area you can as... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went to the garden in what would obviously be the off season but we happened to pass by and decided to stop. The gardens are quite nice, serene to visit. We could only imagine going during blooming season! We were vey surprised to find out that both admission and parking were free. We would highly recommend lunch at the café... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I love the Birmingham Botanical Gardens! Peaceful, trendy, relaxing and enchanting. From the Rose Garden to the koi pond is a gorgeous walk during all seasons, however during fall it is heavenly with the colorful tress and their leaves falling and gliding in the breeze. It doesn't seem real. They have benches along the paths under trees so that you... More 

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