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Address: Via Luca Ghini 5, 56126, Pisa, Italy
Phone Number: 050-221-1310
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

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A welcome oasis after the tourist crowds at the nearby Tower.

We visited The Botanic Gardens in September, so it all felt rather Autumnal as many plants had finished flowering. Autumn bulbs were in flower & it was interesting to wander round... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small garden is within the town confines. The overall impression was one of lack of care and attention and we had the feeling that perhaps the gardens were just left without regular maintenance. Not worth visiting, possibly one of the poorest examples f botanical gardens we have visited.

Thank Robert D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited The Botanic Gardens in September, so it all felt rather Autumnal as many plants had finished flowering. Autumn bulbs were in flower & it was interesting to wander round different areas in welcome shade & utilise the seating to rest away from the crowds. It only cost €2.5 & was worth every cent.

Thank Vietnamvera
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Did'nt enjoy the "Botanical Gardens" - looked very dowdy and unkempt - our own garden at home was prettier. Also got badly bit by something!! (mosquito we think) from lots of stagnant water

Thank JTS512
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This quiet area of peace and calm sits very close to the crowds around the Tower and Duomo but offers an escape from that bustle. As a garden there is work to do, but the tree specimens are superb and worth the entry fee alone. The bamboo is likewise astonishing. I have never seen bamboo so big in the UK.... More 

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Bristol, UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This is part of the University of Pisa, but open for plant fans to wander round in return for a couple of euros. You can buy your Universitá da Pisa sweatshirt in the gift shop here, a less tacky souvenir than the universal leaning tower stuff. It's pleasant to get away from the crowds of tourists. Not many find their... More 

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Falkoping, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The plants looked tired and dry, but the layout was nice. A pond with cute turtles and some nice greenhouses. A good location on the way between the central station and the tower.

Thank Lena P
Penarth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

2.5€ to get in per adult. Not a lot to see although cacti greenhouses and tropical house v nice..as for the toilets...disgusting doesn't come close...they stank had no paper and v poor washing facilities.

Thank maggie1966
Crewe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Found this place by chance and decided to wander round. Not exactly the best kept gardens, but interesting enough.

Thank Soniajayne
Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

There was a great variety of plants, friendly staff. A wonderful experience if you are interested in botany.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

After to crowds at the tower this was a welcome relief for us and the kids. Cost €2:50 per adult kids under 6 free. It is a university research garden. Not lots of plants and a bit run down but the kids enjoyed exploring the (very tall) bamboo plants and looking at the different lillies and running in the sprinklers(No... More 

Thank Alex S

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