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“Beautiful Flowers and facility” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
811 South Palm Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236-726
941-366-5731
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Ranked #4 of 126 things to do in Sarasota
Activities: Viewing foliage
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Owner description: A sprawling botanical garden.
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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“Beautiful Flowers and facility”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most beautiful places in Sarasota. Do yourself a favor and vist this wonderful facility. Be sure to take your camera.

Visited April 2015
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“Top Notch Tropical Plants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

The Selby is a world-renowned tropical garden, with an extensive orchid collection and a children's rainforest garden. The walkways along Sarasota Bay are gorgeous, with stunning views. This is a great, family-friendly outdoor venue.

Visited April 2015
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Venice, Florida
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“Orchids Galore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The Orchid displays are varied and beautiful. The outdoor gardens are also wonderful. A wonderful place to spend half a day or more.

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Rochester, New York
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“we like gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

As botanical gardens go, this was better than some, not as great as others, but definitely worth the trip if you are in the area.

Visited April 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“We enjoyed our visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The gardens are a great peaceful walk, the layout is great with many different species of palms and tropical plants. Not everything is in bloom, but they have a varied garden and orchid conservatory with great flora. Take in mind, we went during the weekday in April - I do not think this garden would be so pleasant in super humid, crowded conditions. We almost had the garden to ourselves which made the trip even more pleasant.

Visited April 2015
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