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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518
Phone Number: 757 441 5830
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My wife and I visited the Norfolk Botanical Gardens recently. The grounds are full of all types of trees, shrubs, and flowers. The gardens are all perfectly manicured. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Stafford, Virginia
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Stafford, Virginia
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My wife and I visited the Norfolk Botanical Gardens recently. The grounds are full of all types of trees, shrubs, and flowers. The gardens are all perfectly manicured. There are miles of walking trails, so wear your comfortable shoes. There is a tram tour that you can take first to get an overview of the park. Then you can walk... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

I have always enjoyed visiting botanical grades, but this place was truly a treat. My wife and I visited for the Daylily Show and sale and spent HOURS wandering about. Start with the trolley to help familiarize yourself with the options and then get out there and explore. We got good and lost, but never really cared all that much... More 

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Staunton, Virginia
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83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Wow, what a surprise. We did not expect such a secluded and relaxing place in such a large city. The plants/flowers are beautiful and the variation is amazing. (I suspect spring is a much better time to visit since many of the flowers were "bloomed-out") BIG kids area, too!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very beautiful and relaxing place to visit. There are a variety of different gardens of all sorts of flowers, plus a children's area and a butterfly garden. There are many park benches to stop and take in everything from.

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New London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Have spent many of days here, they will even let you leave your carryon since the airport no longer has lockers. A easy walk from the airport via the back gate and so much better than hanging out at the airport when waiting for a late plane. I always leave here with ideas for my own gardens.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What a wonderful place to enjoy a walk. The amazing plants and designs are so cool. Plenty of space for kids to run around. Our family brought a cooler and at lunch under the trees it was so peaceful and beautiful. Loved It!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I had not been here in more years than I can count. The Japanese Gardens are so peaceful, serene and beautiful. Then we took the tram for the twenty-five minute tour. Very informative. There is so much to see and I think we only saw a third of what was there. I cannot wait to go back.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There is a great kids area with fun programs plus a playground! Beautiful place to walk in the evenings. Also enjoyed the boat ride with guided tour. Something for everyone!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The gardens covers several acres, Gorgeous layouts of many designs, and an abundance of different plants.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Located beside Norfolk International Airport is an oasis of peace and tranquility, a nature preserve that just cannot be equaled. You really have to see this place to believe it. Quiet, serene, picturesque, this place has it all.

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Additional Information about Norfolk Botanical Garden

Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518
Phone Number: 757 441 5830
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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