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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Address: 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone Number: 718-623-7200
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Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Shopping, Walking
Description: A hot spot for proposals and weddings, the gardens 52 acres of magnificent...
A hot spot for proposals and weddings, the gardens 52 acres of magnificent flora and fauna provide the perfect romantic background. In late spring, the well-known Cranford Rose Garden features tens of thousands of roses flowing down arches, climbing up lattices and standing in formal beds.
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ONE OF NEW YORK'S HIDDEN BEAUTIES!

If you love nature, flowers, trees, solace, this is the place for you. Mother Nature at her best. Coming from a Native NY'er I Recommend this place highly

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you love nature, flowers, trees, solace, this is the place for you. Mother Nature at her best. Coming from a Native NY'er I Recommend this place highly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It's very easy to get to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden from Manhattan. You get off the subway, and voila, you're there. We ended up going on a fairly cloudy day, but the exhibits are stunning. You can easily spend a few hours here and take in the beauty. Remember, you're surrounded by buildings, cars, and the daily burdens of living... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park with many different gardens. Very calm, you couldnt hear the traffic. Clean restrooms, nice shop with plants and stuff, good cafe. Dont miss the japanese garden or the rose garden! Our teenager appericiated the wifi...

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

We went there on a overcast saturday. It was overcast, so not too hot and was perfect for a walk through the garden. The garden was divided into different areas like, Japanese Zan lake, Rose garden etc and every single one is good. My personal favourite was the Japanese Zen lake/garden. It was tranquil, cool, calming and you feel instantly... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beautiful, every bit. The Asian gardens are incredibly well done. The section of edible plants is also beautiful while being interesting and educational. Just a wonderful place to spend a sunny day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The exhibits were beautiful, but make sure to take the train from Central Station that drops you directly in front of the garden (it's faster and less intimidating than the subway). The cafe at the entrance of the gardens was very good, as was the service. My friend got two complimentary tickets through her company for showing her work ID.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a misnomer--there should be -s at the end of Garden. We found this place to be welcoming, interesting, beautiful and quiet. Because of its size, visitors need to plan a few hours to see everything. That being said, even one hour to spend in two or three areas gave us a relaxed, enjoyable few hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Visited in early June. The rose gardens were absolutely beautiful. The visit was a wonderful break from the craziness of Manhattan. An easy train ride with a stop that is right in front of the Brooklyn Museum. The rainforest orchids, the bonsai trees, the Japanese gardens and the rose gardens are all worth a visit. A great stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Year round- always interesting and beautiful. Architecture and natural growth abound. A little pricey. Have to hide your snack and beverages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Botanic Garden is gorgeous. It is easy to find your way around to the various exhibits. Very easy to get to via subway. 2/3 Train stops right at the entrance. Guide book said $12 admission but it was free the day we visited.

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Additional Information about Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Address: Address: 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone Number: 718-623-7200
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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