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Denver Botanic Gardens

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Address: 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number: +1 720-865-3501
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Description: Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street...
Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. Distinctive gardens define and celebrate our Western identity and a unique high altitude climate and geography.
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Lovely even in winter

I came from the East Coast having been buried in snow all winter. There wasn't much green outside, but the gardens were still wonderful because of the design and all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I came from the East Coast having been buried in snow all winter. There wasn't much green outside, but the gardens were still wonderful because of the design and all the hardscaping. I just sat in the greenhouses for a while and absorbed the life. Good gift shop also

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I went to see the glass art exhibit at night. It was my first time. Incredible. This exceeded my expectations. Extensive, varied, thoughtful exhibits. Something for everyone. A great place to come back and have dinner.

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Austin, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We visited the garden based on the reviews in March and it was waste of time and money and sounded like a total rip off. They need to reduce the price for winter months and there is nothing much to see outdoors. The only good thing was that parking was free. We regret going here as we could have done... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We visit several times a year and it's always great. Kids can run around while adults enjoy the plants and atmosphere. This is a winner regardless of the weather.

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Denver, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best places to visit in Denver. It is great for families, couples, or really anyone who enjoys natural beauty.

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Dahinda, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is such a wonderful botanical garden. Just a beautiful relaxing place to visit. We were lucky enough to see the Chihuly exhibition - there is no way to describe how masterful that was! the way it was integrated into the entire expanse of the botanical gardens was just fantastic . I can't wait to visit again to see what... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Denver's premier garden. Watch for special exhibits. The garden has beautiful venues for special events. The gardens and trails are a treat for families and others looking for a quiet retreat in the heart of the city.

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Leipzig, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went there before flying back to Germany to spend some quality time. It is such a nice place just to go for a walk, have a look around or just sit down and watch. All the areas are well maintained. There are sometimes special events going on or exhibitions. And the the Japanese garden is extremely nice! Don't forget... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Gardens are amazing and always changing with the seasons. The Chihuly exhibit was superb and so rare to see. The orchid display was a breath of spring in the middle of winter. The new eating area, the Hive adds much needed space for taking a small break and grabbing a bite. Beautiful well kept grounds. Spend anywhere from 2... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

even young ones have enjoyed spending time exploring the winding trails and pathways. Identifying types of flowers, growth and trees is only part of the experience. It can be as swift or as slow and sprawling as you make your visits. New buildings help explore growth in other cultures and the traveling exhibits keep us on our toes. Go and... More 

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