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Jardin Botanico

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Address: Barrio Venezuela | intersection of routes 1 and 847, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 763 4408

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Its a very tranquil area lots of greenery. You must have a car to get there. You can do your own picnic, no cooking there. Its near the train station (Cupey) but far to walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a very tranquil area lots of greenery. You must have a car to get there. You can do your own picnic, no cooking there. Its near the train station (Cupey) but far to walk from there to the Jardin Botanico.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to relax with family and friends. Walk down trails that are clearly marked. You can also go be the store that's open until 5:00pm. Free admission.

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Thank Frank L
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most see, nature, non- stressful experience, family time, picture perfect, great for couples. Relaxing, colorful.

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Thank Tito V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The best place to get away from the city, while in the city. Just a beautiful, relaxing place. You won't find many things to do unless their is a special event. But is great for a simple walk.

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Thank Carlos R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

had a guided tour on a golf cart guide very knowledgegable in local florae and fauna it was a very enlightening experience the gardens are very weel kept and some of them ca be rented for weddings and family activities

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County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Highly recommend to avoid this place! I love botanical garden and I was exited to get there. Sadly the charming pictures regarding that Garden are not up to date. I am sure this was a lovely garden a few years ago, but because of the economic crisis this is totally abandoned: Nobody take care of it. In addition, this is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This was my husband's pick, and we were a little disappointed. There weren't signs identifying the plants. It was nice, however to walk around and just enjoy being away from the city.

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Thank Plantgirly
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Walked the trails and then visited the educational/souvenir center. You can see beautiful greenery, very peculiar birds up-close, hear nature, and enjoy the very friendly staff. PR needs more of this.

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Long Island, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

There are many lovely spots in the botanical garden for a picnic or private party. Not much wild life, but we saw tilapia, small turtles, egrets and lots of lizards. There were many trees, many different varieties of palm trees, coral hibiscus bushes, vibrant bromeliads, pink and red ginger plants, a few ponds, fountains, metal and stone sculptures. We took... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Taking the map from the information center I walked the roads and trails, streams and ponds and saw more lizards than birds or flowering plants. In addition, not much of the vegetation was labeled. It appeared that the attraction was set up for people to stay in their cars as the labeled vegetation seemed to be next to the roads.... More 

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