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San Antonio Botanical Garden

555 Funston, San Antonio, TX 78209
210 207 3250
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Ranked #9 of 204 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Gardens
Description: A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33 acres.
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76 reviews 76 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The Botanical Center is really a gem in San Antonio- good for both adults and kids, it often hosts special events, which are mainly targeted to children and are fun for the entire family!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Being from san Antonio i have been here many a time. And loved it every time. If you come during the summer the pond in the middle of the garden is stocked with Koi fish. And there are all types of beautiful flowers all around. Take the kids you'll love it !!!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
52 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I loved it! There is so much to see that almost a day didn't do it justice! It's very well laid out, with a variety of different habitats both indoors and out. There's a hill with a gazebo on top from which you can get a good view of the city and then you go down to a large lake,... More

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Whether you are a master gardener or just enjoy a beautiful setting the San Antonio Botanical Garden is a must see. Any time of the year it is beautifully displayed often with special themes. The volunteers there are full of interesting and helpful information. Wear your walking shoes because there are a wide variety of trails and paths through the... More

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Coralville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We loved the Botanical Garden. One of the grounds keepers at La Quinta motel told us we should visit if we had time. Well, it was second only to the River Walk, and then again, not really second, just different! We enjoy botanical gardens and visit them everywhere we go. This year, Minneapolis, Dallas and Clinton, IA. Each had their... More

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Aiea, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Took the #7 Sightseer Bus (public transportation) from the Alamo Plaza in downtown San Antonio to the Botanical Garden. We arrived 1-1/2 hours before closing but should have started out earlier. You need at least 2 hours to walk through all the exhibits. Appreciated the benches and vending machines within the garden to rest and re-energize oneself. Good use of... More

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

My only regret is going when there weren't more plants in bloom, but it was still beautiful and very interesting. Will definitely go back and plan to spend more time exploring and enjoying all there is to offer. The restaurant (bistro) in the gift shop was also an added treat.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

There were gardens to please and interest all age groups The garden for the blind and the cabin on the lake were are favorites. We enjoyed lunch at their cafe after our exploring

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St Petersburg, FL
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22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I was there close to when they opened at 9 am and it was cool and wonderfully peaceful. Later school groups came through and the kids appeared to be enjoying seeing the garden. The Lego exhibit is fun, but the gardens would be just as nice without it.

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San Antonio, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

San Antonio's Botanical Gardens have always been a quiet, relaxing, beautiful hidden gem with a view of downtown (yes, it is REALLY that close!). Also, there is a restaurant at the garden that is simply outstanding for a light lunch. The prices are very reasonable.

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