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Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830
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6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

A lush spot in the middle of the city...you will enjoy walking around the garden. I have not gone during the summer time, but during the fall it is very pleasant.

Thank Sonia H
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went there yesterday, it was fabulous. Great place for all ages! Def a must see at night! I believe there is a cap on how many people will be allowed in the gardens at once so it wasn't too crowded at all.

Thank C_Rae_S
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Lantern Asia is a special exhibit that will only be here until the first week in May. It is a whimsical walk through lighted sculptures that reflect the beauty of Asia. Try to get there at dusk so you can see it in the light...More

Thank shurwitz
Reviewed April 24, 2016

if you like gardens this is a place for you and every one. a great place for weddings as will. the price is reasonable. i been there many times 1986,1988, 1990, 1991, 2006 it is a place to think and enjoy, a place for those...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited the garden on vacation. Just happened in near the end of the Lantern Asia exhibit. It was a spectacular piece of work. However, nothing can compare to the awesome display of the things in bloom, a magnificent testimony to our Creator God. We were...More

Thank BandB-Lovers_30-yrs
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Beautiful, even in April with the azaleas blooming and fountains. The Chinese lanterns were beautiful, can't imagine how they would light up at night. Nice to have a tram to take you around the garden.

Thank Maria L
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Went to LanternAsia 2016 last Saturday. This is a fascinating outdoor display of very large lighted Asian figures: dragons, buildings, animals, figures, etc. It is expensive ($20) but well worth it. The way to do this to go mid afternoon and enjoy the regular gardens...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Congratulations to the Norfolk Botanical Gardens for a most wondrous sight! I went with a friend and plan to return with my daughter. The show is a mix of ingenuity and beauty and, while it's beautiful during daylight, it's absolutely magical at night. Hope this...More

Thank Jocelyne H
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We found the azaleas to be gorgeous but were told to come back later when so much more would be in bloom. So we are planning annual trips at different times of the year. So much to see. Roses, crape myrtles, fountains, canal, lakes and...More

Thank lawguy101
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Lantern Asia only runs to end of April, but if there's an opportunity to visit before the display leaves, do it and do it in the evening! Buy tickets on-line to avoid the line at the gardens.

Thank GWR757
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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!
Danielle B
June 7, 2017|
Response from Pat E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is still lots to see even though it's not peak season. Right now the roses are in full bloom, but there's always something wonderful in the gardens, no matter the season. Hope this helps.