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“Where to get off”
Review of Jardin Botanico

Jardin Botanico
Ranked #59 of 203 things to do in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 13, 2012

Like so many things in Puerto Rico, this garden needs a major influx of funds to bring it back up to par. There's hardly anything worth seeing, botanically. Still, it can be a pleasant walk-about and is pretty easily accessed by train, if you can figure out where to get off.

3  Thank JWGrum
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

I like eveything about the park and I wil come back as frequent as possible.

3  Thank Tatiana A
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Reviewed May 21, 2009

It's a perfect place for stay relax and make a romantic picnic.
You can see nice pics here:
http://places.eyetour.com/whatToSee/san-juan/87/jardin-botanico-de-rio-piedras

4  Thank Dilayla
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Reviewed April 6, 2009

This is a really nice place for a walk along the many trails. However, if you are looking for a manicured botanical gardens with labelled specimens, this would be disappointing. I loved the lushness of it, and can definitely see why there were a lot of people enjoying walking or running there.

It was a little hard to find, and even when we did find it, we were kinda confused on where to go. We were there close to closing, so we only spent about 45 minutes walking around. We could have easily spent a lot longer both walking the trails and driving through it. Oh well, next time!

3  Thank melissassm
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Reviewed June 29, 2007

This is a terrible botanical garden. It is really the school's campus. The collection of plants is poor, and nothing is labeled.

The colorful map is a joke. It shows an orchid area and collection, but there is nothing there!

Then you find out that there is an orchid nursery on the other side of the garden, with complex directions across a freeway! But it is closed for lunch!

When you get to the nursery, you find they are growing lots of Cattleyas for sale, but they don't know the names of any of them! They don't know if they are species, hybrids, varieties or anything! And they don't have any prices marked.

Don't waste your time at this place. Spend the time you save in El Yunque.

5  Thank Encyclia
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