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Atlanta Botanical Garden

1345 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
+1 404-876-5859
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Ranked #2 of 194 attractions in Atlanta
Type: Gardens
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... more » 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. « less
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atlanta
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I am a native Atlantan and a member of the Atlanta Botanical Garden and it is one of my favorite spots in the city. I visit on a weekly when I'm in town. It is next to Piedmont Park and after visiting the garden I walk over to the park which is beautiful as well. The current exhibit is the... More

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Monterey, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Greenhouses, wooded walkways, meandering paths await you. The admission price was reasonable. Parking was a snap. We took some great family photos next to the fountains. This lovely acreage was a pleasant surprise adjacent to busy Atlanta. Highly recommended.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

A 14 year resident of the Atlanta area and last week was my first visit to the Botanical Garden. Shame on me! We went during the Thursday night "Cocktails in the Garden" event and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The weather was perfect, the lines were not long, there were several cocktail stands set up through out the garden, the music was... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Fee is a bit expensive, but so are many of the attractions in Atlanta. At the beginning I felt we just had wasted our money but oohhh, we found the orchids sections and it has been the best one I have ever seen. Just for that this parks is worth the visit and fee. As well, there are some funky... More

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Leesburg
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens puts on a fabulous concert series. I have been to two concerts there and have been please with the small, intimate setting. I will say that since specific low lawn chairs are required, it is somewhat difficult to see if you are toward the back. It is relatively crowded and difficult to get around once the... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Art (including benches and gates), mosaiculture, Chihuly glass, conservatory, parking garage, food,children's garden, great for all ages! The current mosaiculture exhibit is spectacular! Member of the American Horticulture Society and the reciprocal admissions so I got in free with our local garden membership.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Nine family members made a spur-of-the-moment visit during a family reunion, and I'm so glad we did! Only a few of us were avid gardeners, but there was enough to see and do for everyone to count the visit a "win." A couple stopped for a bite and a drink while the rest of us wandered about, enjoying the exhibits.... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Love the spring flowers. The sky walk is a bit unnecessary. There are also some nice spots to chill out. The park is inside Piedmont Park so the location is great for a day in Midtown Atlanta.

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villa rica
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I love the Gardens! I enjoy going every different season. It's always changing. The Orchid house is my favorite. You go at your own pace. Good shade in the HotLanta summer. Nice in the Spring and Fall. The Christmas lights are Amazing!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had a few hours to kill and decided to check out the Botanical Garden on a whim. We were blown away! We were not expecting it to be so big and have so many different things to walk through and see. There's one area where you feel like you've stepped into the rain forest. At first we thought admission... More

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