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“Relaxing strolls”

Christchurch Botanic Gardens
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Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour with Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Tram, Gondola...
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Owner description: At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens are a place of ever-changing beauty. Showcasing flora and fauna of New Zealand and other parts of the world, the Gardens feature one of the finest collections of exotic and local plants in New Zealand. With more than 1.1 Million visitors each year the Botanic Gardens are one of the Christchurch's most popular and well-loved attractions.
San MAteo, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Relaxing strolls”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

It was a gorgeous summer day with flowers blooming everywhere. The gardens are a wonderful oasis of normalcy amidst the tragedy and destruction all around from the Feb 11 earthquake.

Visited January 2013
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Telford, Shropshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“A place of peace and quiet in a city of devastation”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Very pleasant distraction from the devastation of the city from the earthquake of February 2011. Did its bit to uphold the city's former title of the Garden City. Surprised to see the lovely fountain was built in the UK at the world renowned ironworks at Ironbridge in Shropshire. A very pleasant area to spend a couple of hours in peace and quiet to reflect on the day's sightseeing.

Visited November 2012
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San Lorenzo in Bibbiano
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

After the devastation in parts of the city it was good to see the gardens looking in such wonderful condition. It was so relaxing just to stroll and admire what the gardens had to offer.

Visited December 2012
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Yvetot, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Colourfull and exotic”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

A breath of colour and hapiness among the surounding disaster ...
A pleasant place to walk and spend an afternoon.

Visited January 2013
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“BEAUTIFUL”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

We walked around these gardens they were very beautiful. Would recommend you visit.They have Punting (Canoeing) around the river that goes around the gardens.(we did not do) but it looked like a relaxing time.

Visited January 2013
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