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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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Loved this place! Spent two hours could have spent more. A gem in Brooklyn. Check out the koi pond and Shakespeare garden.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Loved this place! Spent two hours could have spent more. A gem in Brooklyn. Check out the koi pond and Shakespeare garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We went to participate in the Matsui festival and had an excellent time! The gardens themselves are beautiful with miles of walking to tour all the varieties of gardens they have. The cherry blossoms were on par with Washginton DC's festival and it's clear that something will be in bloom until the end of fall. We look forward to going... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is a nice park with beautiful flowers but I would not pay $12 to just enter it. Better to go on Tue when it's free.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Good place to go on free days. They have great sacura (Japanese cherry) yard and Japanese theme park. Right time to go is beginning of May or end of April depending on weather. I would not advise to atteend any events there. This year I was at Japan culture festival and it was worst experience ever. Long lines, crowds of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It's all about timing. More tulips than I've ever seen, and weird ones. Orchard of Cherry trees, great for picnics, weddings, just good place for the soul. Free entry if a member of one of several horticultural societies, so inquire beforehand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The displays are well-kept. The trails and signage explaining the sections and plants were clear and easy to find. Easy to walk through the garden for hours.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have been visiting the Brooklyn Gardens in every season for almost 30 years. It serene, soothing and gorgeously designed. Of course all kinds of flowers and flowering trees bloom from Spring through Fall. In winter there is a quiet, almost private beauty about the place. There is also a very good cafe there, outside in warm weather, where one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Try to go there to see the blossom of the trees (mid - late April). So beautiful and colourful! A little bit crowded, though, but it's New York ;)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My son and I visited when the cherry blossoms were in bloom. I've been to DC for their season and the garden has an experience just as good as in DC. There are so many gardens; Shakespeare, magnolia, wisteria and the indoor tropical and desert gardens are wonderful as well. The tropical garden has examples of cocoa, coffee trees as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Made a visit to see the Cherry Blossoms;starting to pass peak but a great experience none the less.. Beautiful bonus seeing a great variety of Tulips. A great Place to visit; looking forward to visit in the months to come.

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