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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden situated on 52 acres in the heart of Brooklyn, fostering delight and curiosity in the world of plants while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment. The Garden also...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I Love Walking Through The Garden And Soaking It All In... It Is Really Peaceful and Relaxing. Love seeing All The Plants and Trees. And Even That One Spot Where Flatbush And Brooklyn Once Met. Great For Families, Couples, Or Some Quiet Time Alone... Simply...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. It is a great place for family, friends, children, or solitude. It’s great in April during the Cherry Blossom festival. And great in June when the roses are in bloom. It’s a great place to visit anytime.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank dianerose160
Reviewed 6 days ago

When you enter the Brooklyn Botanic Garden the pathways are a destination themselves. The flowers that surround the pathways and the numerous different gardens that contain exotic flowers from all over the world is breathtaking.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This garden is a gem. It's not so large as to be overwhelming but is very much on a human scale. Lots of different zones - from the iconic cherry blossom area to the Japanese pond and so forth, this garden is laid out with...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

place is only okay. don't have to many things to see. compare to botanical garden in washington, DC. is nothing

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 429am2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely 2 hours wandering through these gardens. Beautiful plants, flowers & shady trees. Highlights are Shakespeare Garden & Conservatory. Will return!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank ueser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful flowers and a wonderful place to spend the day I tend to go on Tuesdays when its free!! Enjoy

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 393harveyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love gardens and try to visit when ever possible. The manicured gardens made the visit even more pleasant. The variety of plants was so pleasing. The Walk ways we’re very assesible. The Japanese gardens beautiful and relaxing. The restaurant was delicious and provided excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank caroljV2810CD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend a warm day walking around! The staff were nice and the grounds were particularly wonderful! The kids loved it!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank LaurenChambers87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can’t think of a better date to have. We spent the whole day together. Best thing to do with a special someone. I suggest taking a hat and wearing sunscreen. We took a huge water bottle to share but had to refill it twice. Plenty...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Zaiahummer293
July 4, 2019|
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Response from Zaiahummer293 | Reviewed this property |
to respond ,while your walking for almost 5 miles it's well for me to carry a bottle of water while walking is a good thing that i like . I didn't.think was in school
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sheesh321
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Response from Greg K | Reviewed this property |
AFAIK measles outbreak is in other neighborhood then Botanics Garden is located in
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February 11, 2019|
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Response from Leah K | Reviewed this property |
I used public transportation and Uber as that's best way to get around.
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