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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Address: 2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223-1800
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+1 205-414-3950

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Great Scenery

The views were awesome! Just strolling through and examining the different flowers and trees was amazing.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The views were awesome! Just strolling through and examining the different flowers and trees was amazing.

Thank Jeanetta M L
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walked through the gardens on Mother's Day with my daughter before going to eat. Beautiful and relaxing

Thank Sherry M
Lake Jackson, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We tried to enjoy it. It was on our bus tour, but It was rainy, so it spoilt our visit.. We cut it short and proceeded on our way

Thank JohnWard2013
Pelham, Alabama
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love going here and see the flowers and all the nice walking trails. Especially through the Rose garden and going through the Japanese garden. It's amazing that there is no charge for this just a donation box at the exit to put money in if you want to. A great place to go and take pictures.

Thank Harvey8380
Paducah, Kentucky
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited 4/12/17, very beautiful place! We strolled around for awile, and didn't even get to see everything. Ran inside for a few minutes and checked out the cafe and paintings. The Japanese Garden was my favorite.

Thank Sabrina B
Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Revisited last week after an initial visit in the 1990s. The Japanese Gardens and Bamboo Forest are my favorites. The entire Gardens are well tended and a wonderful place to walk through nature though the facility itself could use some maintenance. It was disappointing the Sun Dial and Fountain in front of the Conservatory no longer work; neither does the... More 

2 Thank CilF2013
Clayton, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I believe at one time this was a beautiful garden. It seems as if the people of Birmingham have forgotten about it. It needs alot of TLC and money. Lovely area. Nice walking paths. I was in the area and stopped by. If I had made a special trip to come to see the gardens I would have been very... More 

1 Thank Spencer1952
Buckeye, AZ, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The botanical gardens were so beautiful and peaceful. I got there early in the morning so it was super quiet. The squirrels were running up and down the trees chasing each other. The rose garden was gorgeous. I loved going through the little gift shop. Check it out!

Thank Yvonne T
Red Bud, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such a beautiful stop as we were traveling I 65 through Alabama. The rose garden was just lovely; and everything was so well kept.

Thank probert68
Mooresville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is this place free, it's gorgeous. The grounds, building and bathrooms are all well kept and a breath of fresh air. I would highly recommend for a morning walk, daytime adventure or evening stroll. Lots of spots to get great pictures!

Thank AND19_79

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