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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Ranked #2 of 141 things to do in Sarasota
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Owner description: A sprawling botanical garden.
Southern Leyte
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you love plants and gardening, this is the place to be. But besides that, it is magical place in a waterfront setting. In 3 words: It is Beautiful, Peaceful, and Magical!

Visited September 2012
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“Such a wonderful collection of gardens.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

Orchids are the highlight here, but there are thousands and thousands of other flowers, and trees, and bushes, and birds flitting among them, and the water beside you. A magical place!

Visited January 2012
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arverne
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

If you like orchids its definately the place to see them.Very peaceful place.The kois are very nice to see also

Visited September 2012
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Sarasota FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful conservatory and gardens on the water.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

Great variety of local bromiliads, epiphites and other Florida native plants in beautiful waterfront setting. Excellent wedding or party site.

Visited October 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Boring”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

I was about to fall asleep. They seriously need to find something exciting about plants. They need to make the tour, more exciting and intersesting, and not make the person taking the tour no matter what age, hope the tour be over soon. I couldnt wait to the very end, and i kept asking everyone if this was the last thing, not in a positive way. Im terribly sorry Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, but i was bored to death.

Visited September 2012
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