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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 143 Attractions in Atlanta
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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, Outdoors
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
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Take a beautiful walking tour through several gardens strewn with lights. The goddess Gaia with the fountains was especially beautiful, but the walk in the trees was my favorite! The Lionel train displays were my boys' favorites as were the dancing globes on the way to the Rainforest Experience. Cooking s'mores over the fire pits was fun too! The Botanical... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

This place is a wonder so much to see. Tours are mostly self guided. There areas and educational areas for the kids. Be prepared to walk

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Hardy, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

My wife and I made a special trip from Virginia to see the light display at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. We anticipated a really spectacular display. There were definitely some memorable highlights--the Ice Goddess was indeed spectacular. The brilliant snowflakes in the Glittering Galaxy was impressive as was the Kiss Me arch. The synchronized light show, the Orchestral Orbs, could... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I've been there during special times (i.e., the Christmas lights) and during non-special event times and each time is fun. My last trip was for the Christmas lights...lots of great photo opportunities but you'll certainly have to deal with larger crowds than off-peak times. Either way, if you enjoy walking through great nature when you're in the city you'll certainly... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We took our 4 year old grandson. The model train exhibition was his favorite although I didn't think it was special. The lights were nice, but again not really exceptional. As suggested by some, I bought the tickets online and paid the extra $3.55 per ticket. That was a waste because no one was in line. To be fair, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

WOW, what a wonderful Holiday evening experience!! Make reservations NOW!!! Beautiful lights, scenes and music. A must see

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We visit the botanical garden every time we travel to Atlanta. Every season is a delight of color and magic. Their nightime Christmas Light display of over a million lights is amazing. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes because you will want to walk all over the garden,maybe even twice!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

It is one of its kind experience. Cold late evening in a garden with lots of lights brought us in perfect Christmas mood. There were lot of families and couples. Out of all the spots, my favorite one was fire pits area with people making s'mores and my husband's were rainforest and train tracks. I wish the entry ticket would... More 

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Atlanta
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335 reviews 335 reviews
115 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Once again we really enjoyed the botanical garden's Festival of Lights, this time with a warm color theme compared to last year's cool color theme. Firepits, carolers, s'mores, and millions of gorgeous lights. Highly recommended!

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Dahlonega, Ga
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This was really a new experience for me, I had never been to a botanical garden and it was an eye opening experience, not just the plants and Foliage but the buildings and grounds of the Atlanta botanical Gardens were amazing. I would highly recommend visiting if you have never been.

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