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Jardin Botanico de Merida

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Relaxing with optional adrenaline

The Botanical Garden was not what I had expected, but it's certainly a beautiful and serene place... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2015
Carolarolyn
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Bogota, Colombia
Tranquil

The botanical garden is a peaceful place to spend a few hours reading, walking, enjoying, nature... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2015
Jono1328
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Delray Beach, Florida
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Sep 18, 2016
“Quiet and relaxing”
Sep 10, 2015
“Relaxing with optional adrenaline”
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

it's good to take a rest and enjoy the silence, but there is not to much to see. Have a walk around the place and come back.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Luis P
Reviewed September 10, 2015

The Botanical Garden was not what I had expected, but it's certainly a beautiful and serene place to visit. You can prepare a picnic to take with you and sit on the grass near one of the ponds. The flowers were not in bloom when...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Carolarolyn
Reviewed June 6, 2015

The botanical garden is a peaceful place to spend a few hours reading, walking, enjoying, nature, or having a picnic. There are yoga groups that meet in the park, a coy pond with the largest coy fish I have ever seen, and a ropes course...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Jono1328
Reviewed May 27, 2015

The quantity of plants isn't so amazing, but the layout of the park and variety of plants is excellent. There are ponds with koi and turtles, and a little creek that runs behind the garden area. There is also a zipline that I saw many...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank ElizabethR_22
Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Young garden but worth a few hours. Easy to get a taxi to and from. The high ropes course and zip line is well organized and seems very safe even by North American standard. Fun to watch too.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

Some very nice trees and fauna in this park and it's a nice break from the toxic fumes being pumped out by ancient busses and cars in Merida traffic! This is a nice little park and there is cool adventure activities in the tree tops...More

Thank GW1981
Reviewed December 28, 2013

I did the ropes course with my wife and two 5 year olds. We all loved it. Don't know how much it had to do with garden itself but well worth it.

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank movinsly
Reviewed April 16, 2013

The gardens themselves are lacking in a few place, such as their rose garden was a little pathetic, but other parts were great. The best part, and the reason why the gardens got 5 stars was the tree climbing and zip-line. For not much money...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Vivi_55_C
Reviewed July 15, 2012

A beautiful and quiet park with lots of local flora and a small cafe preparing good food

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Olga E
Reviewed April 26, 2012

It is within walking distance of the zoo and worth a visit.....calming.

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank jasonc196
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