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San Antonio Botanical Garden

Address: 555 Funston, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone Number: 210 207 3250
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Ranked #13 of 340 things to do in San Antonio
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Owner description: A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33 acres.
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33 acres.

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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We played hooked at a seminar and a group of us went to visit the Botanical Gardens. They are so beautiful. There are lots of steps so if you have trouble walking this might not be the best place for you. We enjoyed a refreshing snack in their small snack bar. We took lots of photos. If you want to... More 

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Venice, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My friends and I had a peaceful stroll through the amazing gardens and enjoyed the variety! It was well designed and had a lot of different types of plants. We recommend it very much!

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Luling
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It offers a lot of neat little niche garden areas. It can be a very hot outing in the heat of summer. Make sure to bring lots of water.

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place is batutiful, quiet and very pleasent, Ideal for a relax fresh day, I do not reccomend going on very hot days because there is plenty of walking and not enough trees and shades. Take snacks with you and a camera.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Love this place. So peaceful, there is a section that they rebuilt the swampy woodlands from eastern Texas and it is gorgeous. The atriums that house all the different climate types and the plants from those climates are amazing. Shakespeare in the Park was awesome. I loved seeing this version of Hamlet. The rose garden smells amazing. Thoroughly suggest this... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The gardens are a great spot to get away from hectic life for a while. If you are into plants then you'll be in heaven. If you just want a peaceful stroll and maybe time to sit a think it's a great place. My girls love to go there in their CosPlay costumes for the photo opportunities they find. It's... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

More of a park like setting - not a lot of elaborate displays or educational exhibits. Beautiful nonetheless. They host awesome events such as Moonlight in Gardens and live music events. Those are well worth the price of admission.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We were impressed with a vast array of different plants, perhaps enabled by the unique climate this area has. Nevertheless, exhibits were well put together although I would have liked signs on more plants as my plant knowledge may be extensive, but limited to the climate I came from and being that I love to learn would have enjoyed knowing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There are an incredible array of plants on display. The walking paths are gentle with lots of stopping points with benches. There are also great exhibits. We stopped in when they had an incredible exhibit of lego art. It was pretty amazing. The Botanical Garden is a great place to spend an afternoon. You can even have lunch.

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Boulder, Colorado
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74 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We try to find places to enjoy our daily walk and the botanical gardens "fits the bill". I have to say it's probably one of the best we have seen. There are outside gardens including the three Eco zones of Texas. One interesting exhibit is six different examples of landscaping you can do on you property. There is also glass... More 

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