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San Antonio Botanical Garden

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Address: 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209-6631
Phone Number: 210 207 3250
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A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33...

A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33 acres.

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Do not miss this garden!

We could have spent all day here. Amazing views of flowers and plants of so many colors and arrangements.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
bobbyviverette
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Union, Mississippi
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Union, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We could have spent all day here. Amazing views of flowers and plants of so many colors and arrangements.

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Weston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a very large botanical garden, but it is well laid out and hosts many unusual and interesting plants. It is an oasis. Since there is a some up and down walking bring plenty of water on a hot day.

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited a couple of times but the most memorable was an Evening in the Gardens when throughout the Gardens there as live music and more....a great evening, a little crowded which we expected but beautiful evening

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the VIVA bus 11 routes takes you up here; from the bus stop, back up a half block and go up the hill until you see the entrance. It's on top of the hill and not huge but a good walk. Find the Japanese Garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The botanical garden is a relaxing oasis in San Antonio. The plants were wonderfully maintained and the view from the overlook is beautiful. Make sure you rest for a few minutes in the big chairs in the children's garden.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So overwhelmingly hot in August, and hopefully there's a lot more going on plant-wise in the the cooler months. There wasn't too much to see in August. Also, as far as getting around, additional signage within the gardens would be welcome. I'm still wondering whether you can go inside those big greenhouses? Didn't see how to get in there, and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were only able to spend a couple of hours here and could have spent the entire afternoon! We understand that this is a fairly new garden but they are doing a great job. We just scratched the surface and enjoyed the way the garden is set up with its different areas. Some nice history and indiginitous plant displays. Well... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a professional botanical garden photographer, having been to most from coast to coast, this was most exceptional for the landscaping design and conservatory design. REMARKABLE!!! The garden, as expected for the region, is heavy on cacti, succulents, and other such flora. San Antonio is far from arid, but the heat sustains. I really like the aqueduct flowing water channels... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is not a great place to go if you are in a hurry. If you're local, get a membership and take it a bite at a time. Has the highest point in San Antonio, cool glass pyramid terrariums, a lake with bread-eating turtles, fish and ducks (bring your own bread), gift shop and decent restaurant. There is a lot... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Good place to see loads of plants and quite on weekdays Interesting trails Probably not suitable for mid day high sun walkabout you might be tempted to jump in the fountains

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