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New York Botanical Garden

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Address: 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
Phone Number: +1 718-817-8700
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Activities: Walking
Description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a...
Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). Getting to the Garden is easy! Public Transportation The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info Driving The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area.
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This Botanical garden is just beautiful. This enormous and expertly manicured garden is quite expansive. You could easily spend an entire day here. Every part of the gardens are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This Botanical garden is just beautiful. This enormous and expertly manicured garden is quite expansive. You could easily spend an entire day here. Every part of the gardens are kept up beautifully. If you come at certain times of the year, you will see specific flowers and foliage to that season. There are placards scattered throughout the gardens describing the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Take a tour of all the grounds and the exhibits,the orchid house is nice.Take your time to read the information cards.The train show was a gift from my sisters for my birthday,a gift I will never forget.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It's a great family place, and a place simply for anyone to visit. Beautiful foliage ,great special exhibits and shows.can be a bit pricey but worth it. All year round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

In the summer, it is such a nice option to be able to get on the Metro North and be at the Botanical Gardens in about 20 minutes. Sure, you can take the subway, but then you have to either walk a long way, or take a bus ride to the grounds of the botanical gardens. Logistics aside, we had... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I had a great time there. I went inside the park closer to the closing time. It was a very relaxing stroll. May be because it was colder in February, they were doing work in some area. Some of the gardens were left without much plant. I also visited the green house. It was a wonderful place. I enjoyed my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I took my Mom here in August for her birthday for the Frida Khalo exhibit. I never thought it was going to be so spacious with such a variety of gardens. We were there for maybe 4 hours and def could have stayed longer. Even if you aren't into planned out gardens, it's still a beautiful day out. I recommend... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I cannot believe that I have lived two hours away for over thirty years and have not visited this garden. We came for the Frida Kahlo exhibit (superbly done) and realized what other treasures there were to see. We will return multiple times and become members.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Go there and enjoy the tranquility. Every species if plant outside of the rainforest that one coukd imagine Beautifully manicured grounds Superb teaching facilities for young children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very nice botanical gardens by New York standards. I enjoyed the structures and the plants. Very nice selection of both annuals and perennials.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Garden is always beautiful. Went here to check out the new Frieda Kahlo exhibit. We went within the first couple of weeks that the exhibit opened...not a good idea. It was to crowded and the lines were long. Only one elevator takes up 8-10 people at a time. By the time we got up to the room to see her... More 

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