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“aila...whats this.” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

Pondicherry Botanical Gardens
Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
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Ranked #44 of 48 things to do in Pondicherry
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Owner description: Educational private garden in the center of Pondicherry.in a short place, you can discover many flowers of Tamil Nadu, with information on the botanical names of many sort that you will have the opportunity to meet in your journey in India.Jacques created this very restful place of exchanges and sharings of knowledge with besides the exhibitions of painting, photography and sculptures.
Durgapur, India
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“aila...whats this.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

literally we travelled back (or future after star wars). the place is a complete mess. it is a jungle rther than a park. glass house dilapitated. a smaal aquariium running. a small toy train chugging.

Visited January 2013
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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“Pondicherry Botanical Gardens-extremely ill maintanined”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

this park is extremely ill-maintained . luckily they don't charge any entry fee .

the aquarium is still ok but looks very shabby from inside .

Visited January 2013
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east coast us
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“Damaged by cyclone”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

This garden has been beautiful but was severely damaged by a cyclone in December. Wait until someone reports it as restored.

Visited January 2013
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India
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“Good but needs better upkeep”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

The botanical garden has lost its glory and needs maintenance, but if you have interest in plants you may want to go there.

Visited January 2013
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Paris, France
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“Disaster ! !”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Avoid this place until it will be repaired and cleaned
Trees was lying on the ground, and wild plant were growing in this place which used to be pretty when we read the superseeded article !

Visited December 2012
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