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Address: 19 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Beautiful garden in the heart of the CBD

This is CT's answer to Central Park, Kensington Gardens and Melbourne's Botanical Park - not quite as grand but right in the center of the city and lots of green and no vehicles... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New Mexico
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501 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is CT's answer to Central Park, Kensington Gardens and Melbourne's Botanical Park - not quite as grand but right in the center of the city and lots of green and no vehicles! Lovely spot.

Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although some nations consider squirrels as rodents, the squirrels of the company gardens make the gardens. The diversity of the flora is remarkable and relatively well managed.

Thank kdgarlipp
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My children are very active so we are constantly trying to find new places where they can have fun and run around. The company gardens is perfect for that. We take the train on a saturday or sunday morning and from there it is a quick walk to the gardens. The gardens are beautifully kept, there is a lovely restaurant... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place remains pretty well kept thankfully. As with any place in the city, be cautious, don't go alone, etc. The old cycads and larger specimens are very impressive, and there are plenty of spots to sit and relax for a bit.

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Ventnor City, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our city tour of Capetown was supposed to include Table Mountain but we were diverted due to bad weather. We went to company gardens as a fill-in activity. Not very satisfying. Pretty but not very informative. Not recommended.

Thank Iris N
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great location in central Cape Town a shady walk with a lovely park surrounded by museums and galleries close to all shops and parliament

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awful. Full of down and outs. Very uncomfortable. We left as soon as we could. Go to kirstenbosch garden.

Thank GolfDuck
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not an top class garden but a very nice stroll, smells. Worth to have a coffee, find some shadows and enjoy CBD. Do not ignore the national art gallery! worth checking the exhibitions

Thank alixmasson
Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visiting the gardens while in one of the walking tours. Suggest you do the same to get a good feeling for its history.

Thank Graciela A
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the heart of the City yet so peaceful and tranquil. Some fabulous trees. Don't miss the vegetable and fruit garden

Thank David S

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