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Atlanta Botanical Garden

Address: 1345 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone Number: +1 404-876-5859
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Ranked #2 of 151 Attractions in Atlanta
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Viewing foliage
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Step into a world of magic and serenity at the Atlanta Botanical...
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Viewing foliage
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Step into a world of magic and serenity at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where features like the Fuqua Orchid Center treat visitors to a rare collection of high-elevation orchids never before grown in the southeast.
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The light show for the holidays is nice. It's a bit expensive, so plan to arrive early and enjoy it for as long as you can. They also have drinks you can buy (alcoholic) and walk around with, so that is a plus. Traffic is crazy getting into the parking deck in the evenings during this time of year so... More 

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Mitchell SD, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Cafe at Linton's located within the Atlanta Botanical Garden is a lovely place to stop for a delicious salad, main course or simply a wonderful desert. Went during the Christmas lights festival and the Trout and Bourginon main courses were delicious. Service attentive and you can't beat the location.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Very relaxing place, great exhibits and concerts. Do not miss the holiday lights, great place to take the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Even in the winter, the gardens were amazing. The volunteers who guided our tours were very knowledgeable and appeared to genuinely enjoy their job.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Especially enjoyable to walk the pathways with young children . Feel excitement and anticipation in the air. Bright stars in the night shy and trees ablaze. Blessed with a warm December night. If in Atlanta at Christmass time is is a must. Very enjoyable and well managed

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Atlanta Botanical Garden has become a real world class attraction from its very modest start. Originally located on a small chunk of land on the edge of Piedmont Park, it has expanded through the foresight of many supporters and planners. It now contains a large conservatory, formal gardens, water features, and walkways through the forest and different botanical regimes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Fantastic... but, you've got to return requently to see all the woner of this place in all seasons! Buy a membership, it will more than pay for itself.

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Lilburn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

As special as the gardens are during the day, they are even more beautiful draped in Christmas lights. We always love the gardens and this year decided to go during the holidays. We got there early so there was plenty of parking, around 5:30. We wandered around until it began to get dark, and it was magical! Our 11 year... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The holiday lights in December are wonderful. I recommend bundling up and going to this next winter. There are different zones of lights, some choreographed to music. There are hot drinks and adult beverages for sale. There is pay parking (10 bucks per car this year) and you can get tickets in advance or day of at the event.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The winter lighting and programs for little kids are very family friendly. We enjoyed the magical lightings however the lines were long. Buy your tickets in advance but you still have to be in line to get in. Kids enjoyed the smores and the garden angles during the walk.

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