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Jardin Botanico de Merida

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Address: | A.P. 52. Sector La Hechicera, Merida 5101, Venezuela
Phone Number: +58 (0274) 417.32.90
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Tranquil

The botanical garden is a peaceful place to spend a few hours reading, walking, enjoying, nature, or having a picnic. There are yoga groups that meet in the park, a coy pond with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The botanical garden is a peaceful place to spend a few hours reading, walking, enjoying, nature, or having a picnic. There are yoga groups that meet in the park, a coy pond with the largest coy fish I have ever seen, and a ropes course about 40-50 ft up in the air if your up for it. It ends with... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The quantity of plants isn't so amazing, but the layout of the park and variety of plants is excellent. There are ponds with koi and turtles, and a little creek that runs behind the garden area. There is also a zipline that I saw many families enjoying together.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Young garden but worth a few hours. Easy to get a taxi to and from. The high ropes course and zip line is well organized and seems very safe even by North American standard. Fun to watch too.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Some very nice trees and fauna in this park and it's a nice break from the toxic fumes being pumped out by ancient busses and cars in Merida traffic! This is a nice little park and there is cool adventure activities in the tree tops if you feel up to it. I really enjoyed the pond full of Koi fish... More 

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FLL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I did the ropes course with my wife and two 5 year olds. We all loved it. Don't know how much it had to do with garden itself but well worth it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

The gardens themselves are lacking in a few place, such as their rose garden was a little pathetic, but other parts were great. The best part, and the reason why the gardens got 5 stars was the tree climbing and zip-line. For not much money you get harnessed up, climb up a tree and then walk on ropes from tree... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

A beautiful and quiet park with lots of local flora and a small cafe preparing good food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

It is within walking distance of the zoo and worth a visit.....calming.

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Address: | A.P. 52. Sector La Hechicera, Merida 5101, Venezuela
Phone Number: +58 (0274) 417.32.90
Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Andean Region  >  Merida

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