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“Beautiful grounds, fine orchids, every tree imaginable” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Foster Botanical Gardens

Foster Botanical Gardens
50 North Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817 (Downtown Honolulu)
808 522 7060
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Ranked #44 of 157 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Gardens
Activities: Walking, Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: This 14-acre garden is home to over 4,000 species of rare tropical plants.
Honolulu
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful grounds, fine orchids, every tree imaginable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a beautiful spot, more a walk than a hike. It is a tree garden, with every tree that can grow in the tropics, many of them very old and huge. There is an orchid garden, an orchid pavilion, and another orchid display.

I come here at least once a season and always bring guests to it.

Visited July 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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215 reviews 215 reviews
28 attraction reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“Peaceful Place in the City... Sometimes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

A nice peaceful place to walk through during the week. Have been there on the weekend, and was surprised to see many families with out of control children. It's a garden, not a playground!

Visited July 2013
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adelaide
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7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Good place to wander around and relax”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Enjoyed taking time out from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki to enjoy the very lush botanical gardens. Took the tour with Cindy which was very informative.

Visited July 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“A good place to relax”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Quiet and peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding city life. They have a good selection of flowers.

Visited April 2013
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“Take a leisurely stroll in the woods”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The trees here are spectacular. You'll probably not see anything like it anywhere. There are occasional concerts, but usually it's just a beautiful, quiet place to be with nature.

Visited September 2012
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