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Botanical Garden University of Stellenbosch
Ranked #3 of 140 things to do in Stellenbosch
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Owner description: The Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, located in the historical center of Stellenbosch, is the oldest university botanical garden in South Africa. This compact Garden houses an enormous diversity of plants, both indigenous to South Africa and exotic. The Garden is open to the public and admission is free. Although the Garden does not have a visitor parking area, a parking lot is located adjacent to the garden in Van Riebeeck Street.
Iwerne Minster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

The gardens were fascinating; but also offered an excellent cafe style restaurant and coffee shop in an idyllic setting.

Visited February 2013
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Quiet haven”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Quiet haven in centre of town. Lovely to take time out here, with cafe and shop too. Check out the lotus flowers!

Visited January 2013
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“cool down in the gardens”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

standard cafe lunch fare but always nice to enjoy in the beautiful gardens in the heart of town. should be included on any walk around stellenbosch.

Visited November 2012
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Yamba, Australia
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Pleasant walk not inspiring.”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Nothing really special around these grounds,good display of Bonsai,and a shop for plant sales ,also a coffee shop,close to town,easy flat walk,ok to fill in some time,nothing exotic in the gardens.

Visited January 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

What a beautiful little garden, go and see it! Such a special place and not enough people know about it.

Visited February 2012
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