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Address: National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 837 7596
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The National Botanical Gardens are about 10min away from city centre, but easy to get to by Dublin Bus. The gardens are beautifull and well maintained.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The National Botanical Gardens are about 10min away from city centre, but easy to get to by Dublin Bus. The gardens are beautifull and well maintained.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The landscaped areas here are beautiful, if caught at the right time. The glass houses are definitely worth a visit. The restaurant food was good when I was there. Parking can be a problem

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to walk around and feed squirrels, especially great place to visit in spring when everything is blooming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are two kind of places that I always to visit when I'm travelling. One is the central market and the other is the Botanical Garden. This one is amazing, specially during the spring and summer. The whole place is very well kept. It's very easy to get there by bus and the entrance is free. If you love nature... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to see a well kept park with every type of plant or tree growing in a natural environment , this is the place. Perfect for a leisurely walk anytime of year and maybe a tea and cake after in the on site cafe.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy to reach by bus from the center of Dublin and free to the public. Since it was November, there wasn't too much to see but they have some very nice gardens and I wish we could have seen everything in full bloom. Very nice walk through the park though.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been here a few times and it never gets boring. The enormous glass house's are a wonder to behold. The plants inside are something eles. The grounds are very well maintained and again the plants are beautiful. There is also place's to eat, so it is a fabulous day out .

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance in the Garden is through a cemetery, which i found both bizarre and fascinating. I felt very relaxed walking through the garden, but I recommend the visit in a warm day.

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour was about an hour being shown round the gardens and greenhouses by a very good knowledgeable guide

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Dublin for over 10 years and only recently brought a visiting friend to see the Botanic Gardens...we were both absolutely blown away! The only charge is parking (which is minimal), there is easily three hours worth of self-touring to be done, both of indoor glass houses and outdoor planting areas. Amazing range of plant life that is... More 

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