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New Orleans Botanical Gardens

1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124 (City Park)
504 483 9386
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Ranked #66 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Type: Gardens
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

First off, it's very inexpensive. Secondly the place is soooooo peaceful, has some absolutely beautiful spots in the gardens. Some parts remind me of a star wars movie. I would not go for the sole reason of going here but if you're at the park, must go.

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Boutte, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is the most beautiful garden I have ever been to...it's even better than Bellingrath in Alabama. It's really hot in the summer but it's worth going. It's only $4 to get in. They have several water fountains and you can bring in a drinks. It's huge so be prepared to spend a couple of hours there. Don't forget your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The gardens were beautiful and the art was interesting. The garden has several water areas and bridges and is part of the expansive city park (you can rent a paddle boat at the city park). You can get here and the art museum by using the Canal St. streetcars.

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Fort Polk, Louisiana
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

My hubby and I took our 4 children (ages 11 months, 4 years, 11 years and 14 years) to New Orleans for a long weekend trip. During our stay we visited the Botanical Gardens. It wasn't too expensive, $4 per person (baby was free) for Botanical Gardens and Carousel Gardens/StoryLand which is located right next to it. I loved the... More

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Phila, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I thought the Gardens were nice. Some of the displays were under renovation but it didn't take away from the experience. It had lots of pretty flowers and it was well-manicured. I thought the price was very reasonable compared to other botanical gardens I have been to. It was a nice way to spend a leisurely afternoon

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Abingdon, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Such beautiful gardens to see in City Park. The 800 year old oak trees are amazing! Very inexpensive and lovely photo ops.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My wife and I spent about an hour walking through this very nice botanical garden in City Park, not far from the art museum. Admission was $6 per adult. It isn’t very large as such gardens go but it is very beautiful and well done. There isn’t much shade so this would be pretty unpleasant on a hot summer day,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Well laid out with formal gardens and specialty gardens ( Japanese, palms) and hothouses. 'Porch swings' hanging from huge trees. Some of the gardens are planted and maintained by local garden clubs. A nice change from the touristy French Quarter. The Botanical Garden is one part of City Park, which is huge, and offers space for many uses, such as... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This is a beautiful spot to spend a few hours in peace and harmony. The Rose Garden is spectacular, especially for ardent photographers. The Japanese Garden is very Zen. And the garden behind it is wonderful with all types of flora & fauna intertwined with works of art. A great childrens garden with plots of all types of food and... More

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Enjoyed a great few hours to the Botanical Gardens, NO Art Museum, and the NO Art Museum Sculpture Garden. Just take the streetcar to this not well known area.. Definitely worth a visit. The Botanical garden has a nice conservatory, garden art, and rose garden. Had a nice lunch at the NO Art Museum.. note that the Botanical Gardens is... More

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