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“beautiful - a must see” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
+1 720-865-3501
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Ranked #3 of 107 Attractions in Denver
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Owner description: Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. Distinctive gardens define and celebrate our Western identity and a unique high altitude climate and geography.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator
Tampa, Florida
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“beautiful - a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

this garden is huge, so make sure you have at least 2 hours to spend here. The place is divided in different themes/plant types, so you'll travel from a formal Japanese garden to the American desert in less than 10 minutes. During my visit, there were beautiful sculptures of Native American themes. Summer hours are perfect.

Visited May 2011
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“Botanic Gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

We enjoy concerts here in the summer and the new children's garden on the east side of the gardens is great! My 2 year old just loves it!

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“New Years Eve”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Took family to see the Gardens. Even in Winter, they are worth the trip.

Visited December 2011
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“The Blossom of Lights show in December is not to be missed!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Want to get in the holiday mood but don't like stringing your own lights? Go to the annual festival of lights at the Denver Botanic Gardens in downtown Denver. There are always beautiful displays of lights to get you into the holiday mood. If you get too cold walking around, there is also warm refreshments available. My family tries to attend every year!

Go and get in the holiday spirit! You won't be disappointed.

Visited December 2011
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“Blossom of Lights was Magical”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

The Botanic Garden's special holiday light display was very impressive and a delightful way to spend part of Christmas Eve. Young and old were awed by all the lights--literally millions of them! The laser light snowflakes were really cool! The Garden's volunteers and staff did a wonderful job. A joy-full, holiday activity for all ages.

Visited December 2011
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