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Jardin Botanico X'much Haltun

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Simople, small botanical garden inside the walls of a fort

This garden is located inside the walls of one of the forts built into the walls of the city. Nice... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2019
John J
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Merida, Mexico
Quaint

Quaint garden in the city plus mini fish pond. A welcome use of space in the city. 15 pesos for a... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2019
GeoffREE
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British Columbia, Canada
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May 1, 2019
“Simople, small botanical garden inside the walls of a fort”
Mar 20, 2019
“Quaint ”
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

This garden is located inside the walls of one of the forts built into the walls of the city. Nice, quiet place with mainly local plants and trees and birds. Cost is 10 pesos.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John J
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Quaint garden in the city plus mini fish pond. A welcome use of space in the city. 15 pesos for a 5 min stroll. Nothing super interesting but I did enjoy it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GeoffREE
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Small place; but good to read your book. So escpae for half hour from the hectic and sunshine of the day. Under many palms and also a little art collection is shown.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

15 pesos for entry. It's mainly trees that seem to be generally healthy. Perhaps it's the time of year. Definitely not as lush and well tended as other botanical gardens by a long shot. It's basically just a little oasis of greenery and shade that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

It’s quite cheap to enter and that is exactly what you get. It’s small, it doesn’t have a ton of plants but it’s quiet and peaceful. I wouldn’t say it’s a must.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This place invites to life reflection, a peaceful sense of life itself, music is relaxing and creates the perfect insight. Beautifully preserved, my teens loved it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 962marcelaf
Reviewed February 19, 2018

This small walled garden is a pleasant escape from the heat and bustle of Campeche's old city. There are no flower beds but many mature trees shading the walkways and a few benches to rest on. Most trees and some bushes have signs with scientific...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

This is very small but well done. The entry fee is 15 pesos, and there are benches to sit and rest in the cool shade. It's located in one of the old forts that made up part of the city wall.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

This garden is very small (about 1/4 of one block) but is a peaceful and shady respite from the summer heat of Campeche. There are small rope swings you can sit in and listen to the breeze in the trees. And at 15 pesos, a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank omarkos64
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

The pictures they use for advertisement are completely different, I wish it looked like that. Plants are just ok and you can walk all around in two minutes. Not worth the money nor the time.

Date of experience: May 2017
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From past experience, the weather During that time is the dry season.
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