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“Gardenfest holiday lights a trip highlight” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave, Richmond, VA 23228
804 262 9887
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Ranked #3 of 163 things to do in Richmond
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Owner description: With something for all ages and interests, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a place to learn about plants, to marvel at nature, to relax in a beautiful setting, to take gardening classes, or to have a wedding or a business meeting. A wide variety of experiences are offered through its diverse gardens and facilities. No wonder Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is consistently one of the most-visited attractions in the Richmond, Va., area.
Edison, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Gardenfest holiday lights a trip highlight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

A vacation highlight. Well worth the time and admission price.

If you get cold walking around, warm up in the Conservatory.

Visited December 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Beautiful Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We were here right after Christmas to see the light display in the evening. Wonderful place to walk around outside. Also had displays indoors and a nice gift shop. A bit overpriced at $10.

Visited December 2012
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Glen Allen, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great place to spend a few hours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Not only are the plant displays very interesting, but the tea room restaurant has good food and a relaxing environment. Good place to take out of town guests.

Visited December 2012
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USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Pretty but a bit overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

The flowers are pretty in the spring, and the Christmas lights are nice in the winter. Admission fees are a bit steep (10-12 per person if I remember correctly). The restaurant on site is not worth going to. They had a really cool butterfly exhibit there this summer.

Visited August 2012
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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“beautiful holiday experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We visited the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the Festival of Lights exhibit while in Richmond during the winter holidays. It was stunning! There were crowds of people enjoying themselves outside on a beautiful winter evening. Highly recommended!

Visited December 2012
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