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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Early October isn't the optimal time to visit the garden, but we were in town attending a reunion. There was considerable "maintenance" going on. It was also 90 degrees, so we saw most of the garden via the half-hour tram tour, although we did walk...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful place to view beautiful gardens in a very peaceful and quiet setting - except you might hear planes coming and going from nearby airport!! And lovely during the holidays when they light up the gardens.......much to see and learn there.

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was in the area waiting for a plane and saw the sign and spent a wonderful couple hours. I took the tram around - took about 40 minutes. This WPA project is larger and more beautiful then I expected. There were many areas that...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The grounds were beautiful even in October. Can't imagine what it is like during the springs. The grounds are extensive and well groomed.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have a chance to spend a day of good weather in a relaxed mood, this is a perfect place to do so. Nice enough to keep you entertained, small enough to impose any rush.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend and I went here for the first time together. It was absolutely stunning. I'm from Memphis and out botanical garden is nowhere near this size or perfectly taken care of. We were both convinced after taking the tour on the train around the...More

Thank Chyna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended walks and views in a park and garden setting. Visited Shop offers small related items. Bikes allowed 4 - 7pm.

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky enough to hear about and go check out the light displays at Lantern Asia. What an amazing sight, I heard that it takes like 3 months just to set this all up. I promise you have never seen anything like this. Check...More

Thank cloverwealth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so peaceful and beautiful. Watching the birds and butterflies is a wonderful experience. So many different areas to explore! The Tram ride through is an enjoyable, narrated treat and is included with your admission. Never the same place twice!!

Thank Lorrie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best value for a beautiful venue. No roller coasters, No 3D I-Max, No Restaurants, Nothing to attract a visitor but the most beautiful walk you will ever take through trees, lakes and gardens. Playground for children, special hours for cyclists, boat rides and buses...More

Thank rickjdhahn
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April 16, 2018|
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Response from NBGStaff | Property representative |
Marigold and Honey Café is located in our Japanese Garden and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The Café is open April-October from 11am-4pm Monday -Friday and 11am-5pm on weekends and offer fresh seasonal fare from... More
July 23, 2017|
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Response from hll333 | Reviewed this property |
I saw strollers on the tram, so I will say yes
Danielle B
June 7, 2017|
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Response from nessor | Reviewed this property |
Always something blooming!