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Jardin Botanico Carlos Thais

Address: Av. Santa Fe 3951, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Palermo)
Phone Number: 11/4832-1552
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Ranked #76 of 237 Attractions in Buenos Aires
Type: Libraries, Gardens, Outdoors
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Owner description: This garden is a fairy-tale haven scattered with romantic twisting pathways, statues hiding around corners, babbling brooks, dragonflies and floral treasures from all over the world.

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Akron, Ohio
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144 reviews 144 reviews
60 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It was nice to see a botanical garden that actually labels their plants. Statues throughout the park with most stating who/what. All in Latin/Spanish, but my wife speaks Spanish. Even on a hot day, the shady trees in the park will protect you. The greenhouses are not for entering and about 10% of the park was closed for renovations. We... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

The garden is not large enough, it s il located, the surrounding street have a lot of trafic, so the noise is uncorfortable and permanent, just don t go

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kent
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This place typifies Argentina; they do the hard work (i.e. collecting and laying out this large garden) and then fail to maintain it. There is a HUGE selection of trees and plants, mostly labelled and laid out in various and logical plots. Yet the greenhouse has its glass in the roof missing, the paths are a mess and uneven and... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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128 reviews 128 reviews
72 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

A 4/5 (instead of 3/5) simply because it's a free attraction. It is a nice relaxing green garden with sculptures and shelter from the traffic and noise. I'd say it's worth a visit if you are within a 20 block radius, but I wouldn't go out of your way unless you're a big fan of sculpture and gardens.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

It´s a very nice place to be in hot day in BA! Lots of trees from all over the world, Africa, Asia, Sudamerica, etc. Lots of green grass, benches and free space to organise a small picnic. If you just walk and look around it could take around 1 hour, but I strongly recommend to bring a blanket and book... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Spent an afternoon enjoying the greenery under the shelter of a tree. It is great for relaxing and has many benches around. Just grab a book and a sandwich and spend a lovely afternoon here.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Buenos Aires is so very big with what seems an infinite number of people and cars that finding great green spaces is very important. This garden area is very convenient and well worth some time to relax away from the crowds and noise of this bustling city.

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Montreal, Canada
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232 attraction reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Although this is not a big garden, it has some nice plantings, some that we've actually never seen anywhere else for that matter. The area/neighbourhood of Palermo is great, so the gardens can be a nice part of your day in Palermo. The fountains are ok, but they could be cleaner... The many benches and shaded areas make it ideal... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Went to the Garden today with my girlfriend. We were seated on a bench with lots of other people around. We were "pooped" on by a bird, or so we thought. A lot later we realised that it was a mud like mixture. Just as it happened, a fairly small, innocent looking man of about 55 years was walking past.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

If you are in the Palermo area or heading to the Museo Eva take a walk through this very traditional botanical garden. Very well maintained and lots of varied plants and trees and lots of statuary. Well maintained and secure.

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