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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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A gorgeous place

The Norfolk Botanical Garden has always been great, but improvements over the last ten years have made it truly outstanding. There's so much to see and explore for all ages. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Athens, Ohio
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Norfolk Botanical Garden has always been great, but improvements over the last ten years have made it truly outstanding. There's so much to see and explore for all ages. Our family favorites are the butterfly-shaped maze mowed into a meadow, the rose garden, the crape myrtle grove by the water, and of course all the outside "rooms" in the... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I can't speak for many botanical gardens but this one. I've been a few times and although it can be unite warm in the summer months there are lots of forested areas for shade. In the spring the many Azealeas are in bloom and the greenhouse is nice with its butterfly garden. Later more flowers bloom with an expansive rose... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Awesome place to walk, bike or just sit. Like being in a secret garden right in the middle of a neighborhood.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I continue to return to the Botanical Gardens as much as I can. It is am amazing adventure for all ages!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Norfolk Botanical Gardens are one of this area's best kept secrets. From the phenomenal rose garden to the sightseeing tour boat, this is one of the most enjoyable places to spend the entire day. Its wonderful for kids (3 acre garden with learning activities and water park) and the elderly (level walking trails or a tram can take you... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is the best botanical garden south of Canada! It has a park for kids, especially toddlers, that's great fun. It offers classes. Biking at night in the gardens most of the year is a wonderful idea. What a collection of azaleas, roses, semi-tropical trees.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The gem of Hampton Roads is certainly the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Great place to just walk and enjoy the rose garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Beautiful gardens, exhibits, pathways. Excellent signage and seating and a lot of special events. Highly recommended in any season.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This park is wonderful no matter when you visit. It is cool in the summer heat. There is a tram for those unable to walk or those who just want a ride. There is a bike riding program. The lectures and events are particularly nice. A relaxing time enjoying nature without getting on a plane or driving way out of... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I believe they said there are 150 acres of gardens. Lovely!!! We were not prepared for the size, and had just planned to burn a couple hours before taking my mom to the airport which is adjacent to the gardens. Apparently, you are welcome to climb the burm and watch the airplanes come and go on the runway. Might be... More 

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Additional Information about Norfolk Botanical Garden

Address: 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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