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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

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Address: 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-334-2422
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar...

This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.

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A breath of Νature within the City..

Impressive! A breath of Νature within the City! My visit to Botanic Gardens & Kibble Palace was nice and relaxing, after a day of endless walking. Great variety of plants and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Impressive! A breath of Νature within the City! My visit to Botanic Gardens & Kibble Palace was nice and relaxing, after a day of endless walking. Great variety of plants and flowers and beautiful statues that give a romantic atmosphere.. ✿

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hopped off the bus and wandered into htis place for a cuppa and toilet break. It has a conservatory at the rear and a nice, relaxed, garden cafe. I wouldn't rave but if you find yourself touring on the bus and you see this stop maybe you can see it as we did.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many different plants and trees from all over the world A great place to walk and see all the different flowers and shrubs. Very humid inside so be prepared.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not the greatest botanic garden in the world, but worth a visit if you're nearby. The "world rose garden" is impressive and fragrant. Lots of paths with good signage to the various areas.

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Thank Snarth
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a very sunny day and it was nice to walk around the gardens as well as to take a look at the plant collections in the Kibble Palace and the adjacent glass houses. The section on 'Killer Plants' was very interesting and there were plenty of signs in place so it is clear which plants you were looking... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like flowers and all things botanical this is the place to be. Some of the worlds best exhibits housed in a lovely park setting to the west of the city near to Byres Road.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens with a wide variety of plants and greenery to see. Just left like it was missing something but I couldn't put my finger on what exactly 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Scottish and towns and cities seem to want to compete for best glass houses. Well this is one of the better ones but does not beat Aberdeen. The Kibble Palace in the West is well worth the trek out to find it but could be so much better for a few more inter-connecting sections were added at the back.The grounds... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful trees and gardens and loved all the tropical plants, especially the tree ferns and carnivorous plants, and of course the tearoom!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the city's West End, lie the Botanic Gardens, a haven of peace and greenery for residents and visitors alike, away from yet close to the bustle of the modern-day city. The gardens themselves date from the early 19th century and were ctreated initially to supply the university with plants and flowers for research purposes. The flower beds are meticulously... More 

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