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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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A Beautiful Treasure!

These gardens are extensive and provide a lovely stroll through a huge variety of flowers and plants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

These gardens are extensive and provide a lovely stroll through a huge variety of flowers and plants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not only is this a great park but is also a major Wedding Venue for Couples. It has great vistas that look goo in photos and is large enough for the largest wedding party to feel comfortable in. There are many varieties of trees, ferns and flowers and they are well cared for and make a great spot to visit... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We approached the garden from Grand Army Plaza so entered on Eastern Parkway by the Osborne Garden (see picture). On a beautiful summer Saturday this was a quiet spot and they were not charging entrance fees, even though we later saw they were charging fees on the larger Washington Ave. entrance. So that was a pleasant surprise, as was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the garden in April, probably a little to early for the nicest views. There are major renovation works and also a new part under preparation. Overall, we really enjoyed it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to wander, or take a book. Often overlooked -- visiting in the winter. Ducking into the desert or tropical environment is a great way to warm up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Experience sophisticated calm and serenity in the middle of Brooklyn. BBG is well known for its extensive collection of exotic plants/trees, its Japanese pond, and its Cherry Blosson Festival. There are indoor pavilions showcasing tropical and desert flora. It's a great place to spend one hour or the whole day. And if you get hungry, the onsite restaurant serves great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

An a member I am bias because I LOVE the BBG. Its a gem of the city, from the Japanese Garden to the new additions and installments its a MUST see if you're in NYC, its well worth the trip to Brooklyn; you name it they grow it so we can enjoy it! Free on Tues and Free until 11am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It's just so peaceful. My 20-something daughter loves turles so we always stop by when visiting her brothers in Brooklyn. I've been there in sunshine and in rain and it's always a nice break from the city life

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What a lovely experience. Shame we missed the tropical garden section. The Japanese garden was perfect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Not as big as the Bronx Botanic Garden, but very much peace and quiet during the mid week. See their web site for subway travel direction.

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Additional Information about Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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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