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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
Phone Number: 757 441 5830
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For All Nature Lovers Out There....!

A beautiful place for nature lovers. The tram ride and the commentary by the guide gives you a good background of the garden's history and it's present status. Don't miss the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautiful place for nature lovers. The tram ride and the commentary by the guide gives you a good background of the garden's history and it's present status. Don't miss the boat ride which is an extra $8 if I am correct. Boat ride was the better than the tram ride. You'll enjoy the boat ride if the lake has... More 

Thank Caymandweller888
Bidwell, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an amazing visit. We brought our bicycles, which is permitted on certain days from 4-7pm. The botanical garden is wonderful and diverse. The bicycles allowed us to see far more than we would have on foot. We rode through wildflower meadows and woods that ended in the sea. Because we were in less traveled areas of the gardens,... More 

Thank jolaottinger
Succasunna, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The gardens are just amazing. There are many different styles. We loved the tram ride which gives you a nice overview of the entire place you can then choose what you want to go back to. We also went on the boat ride which was well worth the additional $5. There are great areas for kids as well. We also... More 

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roanoke in
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited here on what was probably the hottest day of the year. The Gardens were virtually deserted. Unfortunately, we visited after most of the bloomig was way past peak. I would imagine that May thru July would have been better for viewing the flora.

Thank steve m
Norfolk, Virginia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to walk. There are nice paved paths and its safe. There are also a couple of places to stop and rest if you need to. It's not anything spectacular though as far as plants and trees. Rather pleasant and peaceful.

Thank TheWineThief
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can find a quiet spot for contemplation, a new Camellia variety that you love, beautiful landscaping, a spot to watch turtles and herons, roses, roses, roses, homage to those supporting their families through the Depression, and lots more at our beautiful gardens! I often head over if I need a few calm moments in my over-scheduled life.

Thank Union502
Norfolk, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place to visit, walk around and have quiet reflection in the gardens. The roses are spectacular this summer.

Thank Carolyn J
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place has great gardens that provide excellent views no matter what time of year. This place is great for people of all ages.

Thank fusi0n1977
Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What started out as a "just a place ti visit to fill the day" turned out to be a great choice. The gardens are meticulous and offer a wonderful experience for gardeners or just a stroll along its many winding trails and waterways. Three attractions of special interest.. the butterfly house ( friendly and informed staff, WOW ( world of... More 

Thank BJS66
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the trails, fountains, and statuary through out the park. Great for pokemon go too, lots of stops. I have taken one of the boat tours before and that was fantastic, different perspectoves of the gardens. I would like to try the kayaking here sometime in the future, that looks fun.

Thank Rachael M

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