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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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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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Oasis in the city

Lovely oasis in the city. Nice mix of open spaces, tree-shaded spots, display gardens, vegetable gardens, a green roof. Nice open-air cafe for lunch during the summer. Be sure to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lovely oasis in the city. Nice mix of open spaces, tree-shaded spots, display gardens, vegetable gardens, a green roof. Nice open-air cafe for lunch during the summer. Be sure to visit the japanese garden too.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is the best urban garden going. What I love is that you can see the entire garden in a day if you want. BBG is in the midst of completing Centennial Capital Campaign Projects and now has a new, award winning visitors center that is LEED certified. Just this past June, a new Discovery Garden opened... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice botanical garden in the heart of Brooklyn. Great place to take a walk and look around. There's a new children's garden that's really nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

As a member of the gardens, we just had a 'Family Night' at the gardens with a movie under the stars, 'The Goonies'. I know an old film but it packed the gardens and we were given a chance to eat dinner in the park, walk around when it was closed to the public and stroll the gardens when a... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Thought we should get out of Manhattan and see what else New York has to offer - we weren't disappointed. Had a little trouble finding it once we got off the Subway - there are a number of entrances but not all are open to the public! The Japanese garden is beautifully landscaped with huts sitting on top of a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Beautiful gardens. Try to go when the roses are in bloom.....amazing! Make sure you have a few hours to really walk around and enjoy everything the gardens have to offer from the roses to the walking trails, fish ponds and Japanese gardens.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great variety of plants right in the center Brooklyn - a nice place to get away. Benches everywhere to sit and rest or just meditate.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It was a nice way to spend a few hours. We were there past the full growing season. Go there in spring or early summer.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an underappreciated Brooklyn gem near Prospect Park. It's right next door to the Brooklyn Museum easy to get to via 2,3,4,5, B, Q, and S trains as well as buses. (If going both to BBG and the museum on the same date, check out the Art & Garden ticket prices.) It gets a little crazy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Once, years ago, when the mere mention of Brooklyn had people howling with laughter, one could point to the presence of the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens with pride. They are lush, varied, beautifully kept. The Japanese Gardens are memorable; great examples of the art of bonsai are on view. Exhibits by fine artists whose works include paintings... More 

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