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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
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lovely spot to stop and sit under the trees

This place is tiny but if you are staying in the centre of Lucca and want to sit and sunbathe or read a book this is a great spot. It is so peaceful but it is very little

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2016
HappenUpon
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

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Tel Mond, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank scrappy613
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place is tiny but if you are staying in the centre of Lucca and want to sit and sunbathe or read a book this is a great spot. It is so peaceful but it is very little

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London
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87 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The pond is lovely but that is about all there is here, not worth the entry free, especially with so many other lovely things in Lucca.

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Sheffield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Some other reviewers have said, this garden is not well-maintained, and is in need of a lot of care and attention. It is small, tucked up inside the walls of Lucca, and it was pleasant strolling for ten minutes or so through the grassy areas and seeing the collection of trees and plants. The pond, for me, was the best... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The Botanical Gardens in Lucca are not to be missed. Once entering the visitor is given a map of the area and can easily stroll through the gardens and enjoy their beauty. The variety of trees and plants was very good/from all over the world with notecards explaining their origin. The pond of water lilies was amazing, as was the... More 

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