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Jardin Botanique Lausanne

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Address: avenue de Cour 1, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(21)3169988 ‎
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A little nature paradise in the city

In the hart of the city, this place offers a way to escape in nature, with very interesting species and nice views over the lake

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
LaurentCuenoud
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Lausanne, Switzerland

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Although walking to the top of the little hill offers a great view on the lake, the botanical garden is not exceptional.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Walked there in the evening but it was already closed, so not much comment in here except it is quite an interesting place... judging from the view from outside the place.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

In the hart of the city, this place offers a way to escape in nature, with very interesting species and nice views over the lake

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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful place in an already beautiful city. Just nice to wander around and take in the gardens. Easy access and perfect for a picnic lunch!!!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Near Parc Milan, these Jardin Botanique can be interesting if you really enjoy the subject or have kids...

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Lake of Geneva
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This garden makes you feel like you're in a great place, breathing great fresh air and enjoying a great, beautiful view over Lausanne and the lake. The best you can do on a sunny day. There are paths winding up to the top of the hill where you can relax and enjoy the views or play games on the grass.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We spent the morning and the mid afternoon in the Jardin Botanique in early May 2013, enjoying the views over Lac Lac de Genève (Lac Léman for the French). In the morning, the silvery light and low, misty cloud over the French alps was almost other-wordly. In the mid afternoon, after the early mist had burned off, there were beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Awesome little park with beautiful plants and informational panels along the way. Worth a detour if you are walking through the city. And take the time to go all the way to the top; there is an auditorium facing the lake with possibly the best view of Lausanne anywhere.

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Modena, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I guess I should've stayed away from it. Last year I went to Pittsburg and visited the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens there. This is just a little more than a garden. It does have a tiny carnivorous plant glass tank.if that's your thing.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This sad garden will make you feel better about your own garden! It is riddled with weeds and the few buildings in the gardens are in need of repair. There is no café (in case you were hoping for one). The botanical gardens are actually quite small. If you walk up the steps you will find yourself in another municipal... More 

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