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Orto Botanico di Lucca

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Address: Via del Giardino Botanico 14, 55100, Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: 0583/583086
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Quiet and compact Botanical Garden

A quiet and cool spot to while away a couple of hours free from the hustle and bustle of the tourist hot spots. Fine examples of large trees including Cedar of Lebanon and Sequoia... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A quiet and cool spot to while away a couple of hours free from the hustle and bustle of the tourist hot spots. Fine examples of large trees including Cedar of Lebanon and Sequoia as well as a small cactus house.

Thank gastronaut2016
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Probably been spoilt in seeing some amazing botanical gardens in other places. These are well kept and pleasant enough but not worth a long walk to get to them. They appear to be more for teaching purposes than for visiting for pleasure.

Thank Johns1951
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

for the nature lovers it is a good place for walking in a good weather. also it looks fine even in a rain

1 Thank Natalie T
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away in the south east corner of the city this is a good place for a quiet meander or to sit on a bench and watch the turtles in the lake. Beware of insect bites!

Thank N10BOR
Asheville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cost is a cheap 4 euro for a special visit to a beautiful garden. It starts out slow but soon you arrive at a lily covered pond filled with beautiful fish and turtles surrounding a beautiful southern cypress. There is an impressive Sequioa further along the walk and a beautiful old Cedar of Lebanon tree with a 6 foot... More 

Thank MrStripey
Tel Mond, Israel
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

People need to know that these gardens charge 4 Euro for an adult and 3 Euro for a child, and all you get is some shade and trees and a little pond. Save your money and hang out on the city walls, where you can get shade and quiet for free.

Thank scrappy613
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We spotted it on a walk around the wall Only small but ideal for a wander Lilly pond under trees in shade with turtles Not expensive

Thank Mick L
Teddington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Too many reviewers are looking for Central Park in the middle of Lucca! This your not going to get, however take half and house and loose yourself in the tranquil gardens, walk around the pond and relax! Not every second needs to be rushed. The gardens are well maintained, plus theirs plenty of shade. It's only €4 or grab a... More 

Thank Tom R
St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

I love gardens so i went one day & wandered around. When I was leaving I found out that on Fridays you can get a guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Included in the price, there was live music a few hours later in the greenhouse.

Thank paradisemarty
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We saw the lily pond from the wall and thought it warranted a visit but apart from the pond the garden is poorly maintained and the glasshouses are almost empty and could be an asset with a little more care and attention. The pond was lovely as the lilies were just starting to flower and we spent a long time... More 

Thank Eleanor H

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