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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
718-623-7200
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Ranked #6 of 92 Attractions in Brooklyn
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Activities: Shopping, Walking
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Owner description: 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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Hobart, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Many interesting plants from around the world. The 220 year old bonsai to 5 year old roses. a little oasis amongst it all.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It's a really beautiful and tranquil place in the middle of a bustling city. My favorite was EVERYTHING. All I can say is...GO and SEE IT FOR YOURSELF. It is well worth the trip!!!!

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A well kept and well laid out botanical gardens. There is a Chinese garden with house and lake. Beautiful. Many other lovely displays and well worth a visit. This is next to the NY Museum so good to combine the two and you can purchase a ticket for entry to both.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

So many varieties of gardens, great design, some classic and some modern. Even in November, there were still roses blooming in the rose garden! My favorite was the Japanese garden. Really beautiful. On Saturdays, year round, there is a great farmers maker right around the corner.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a beautiful place. There are rows of trees the bloom with cherry blossoms, a rose garden, fragrant beautiful lilac bushes, a children's area, and my absolute favorite part, Shakespeare's garden. It has many of the plants mentioned by Shakespeare, with signs of the sonnets and plays from which they come. Definitely worth the trip. Look online to see... More

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

In my second day in Brooklyn, I visited this beautiful natural sanctuary with unique gardens such as the Shakespeare Garden , Japanese Garden , Rock Garden , Rose Garden , the Cherry Esplanade, among other spots of great interest that host more than 12,000 species of crops plants and flowers worldwide . The visit is a must if you're in... More

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It's been a few years since I visited the BBG so I decided to take a friend visiting. I wanted her to see the cherry blossoms. The BBG has a certain section specific to these wonderful trees. But of course you have to be around in the spring time to witness the ostentatious display of floral colors. Take the #... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an aesthetically beautiful, peaceful garden in an urban surround. It has a wide diversity of trees, shrubs, perennials, of year round interest. The glasshouses are also wonderful. As are the herb gardens, and the Shakespear garden. the Japanese garden within is also amazing to wander into and around. Very beautiful, soothing. The rose garden in June... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

BBG is just amazing. The flowers and lay out are wonderful. It's nice to wander around on a spring or summer day here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place is stunning. You have to see it and enjoy , one of the best spot :the rose garden and the exotic green-house

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