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The Botanical Garden (Gradina Botanica)

Sos . Cotroceni nr 32 sector 6, Bucharest, Romania
410 91 39
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Great place for a walk to escape city noise

This is a great park to have a walk with your kids if you want to escape city hassle and noise... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roxana M
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Bucharest, Romania
via mobile
Relaxing green area

In case you want to spend some relaxing time with your family in a urban green area, without crowds... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Dan A
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One of the more striking things about this beautiful botanical garden is the fact that it is located right next to an industrial centre, complete with cooling towers, chimneys churning out everything nasty-looking, and nasty smells. That small problem aside, the garden is well kept and absolutely beautiful in the spring. While having a stroll, you'll come across impressive pine trees, a lily pond with waterfall and a herb garden. Bucharestians treat the gardens as a park, and on warm afternoons you may see more young lovers than plants. The huge glasshouses are open Tue, Thr, Sat, Sun, 09:00 - 13:00. Take bus 336 from Universitate to get there. Admission 10,000 lei (5,000 for children).
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  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Sos . Cotroceni nr 32 sector 6, Bucharest, Romania
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410 91 39
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great park to have a walk with your kids if you want to escape city hassle and noise. Full of green, lots of colours and dlowers in spring and summer. And best thing fir parents: nowhere to buy crap from. Unlike other...More

Thank Roxana M
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

In case you want to spend some relaxing time with your family in a urban green area, without crowds and noises, then the botanical garden is a perfect option. There is a green house inside, a lake (not the cleanest) with happy ducks :), a...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

For a humble fee of 10 lei you can get a walk in the park like never before. The narrow colourful alleys take you to an amazing journey right in the heart of Bucharest. The collection of flowers and plants in incredible! The greenhouses are...More

Thank Andreea D
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Anyhow in September. Lawn high, fallen leaves everywhere. Not well maintained. Green house closed on monday & wednesday. Should have been mentioned at the entrance. Inexpensive 7 Lei / person

Thank Centh L
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Beautiful gardens with scientists in charge and meticulously documented plants and flowers (in Latin). Many of the descriptions are in Romanian and English. I particularly liked grandma's garden where flowers, medicinal plants and vegetables are grown for domestic use. It gives you an idea of...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Beautiful and relaxing Botanical Garden with a large variety of plants and trees. My favorite part of the garden was the amazing Rose Garden. Been to many botanical gardens and rose gardens all over the world and this was the most impressive. Impressive rose varieties...More

Thank ABK_TX
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

A quiet area in the middle of the urban agglomeration that characterizes Bucharest. Entry may vary but does not exceed 10lei(2-3 euro) per person. You can walk around quietly all day and analyze all plant types.

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed June 10, 2017

First time i visited this place was about 20 years ago. i must say over the years it just exploded (in the good way). Loads and loads of redecorating new areas and improvements have been added over the years. It's quiet, big, and tickets are...More

Thank Razvan V
Reviewed May 23, 2017

A huge park with a lot of flowers and trees, you can find a small cafe there, good for childrens and all ages.

Thank Florian N
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you need a bit of downtime, even when your time is limited. These are not the best gardens you'll ever visit, in fact it's more like a park. But they're pretty and provide a wonderful escape from the city. It's only costs 5 RON,...More

Thank Andrew S
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