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National Botanic Gardens

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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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Nature and art

I always loved Botanic Gardens in Dublin, but the new addition of "Sculpture in context" elevates... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
Go, just go!

I spent most of the day and I didn't get to see everything. This is a beautiful botanic garden... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bloomington, Indiana
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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I always loved Botanic Gardens in Dublin, but the new addition of "Sculpture in context" elevates the experience even further. It's like a game of hide and seek, where you keep on discovering new sculptures behind every corner, hidden amongst the trees or in the...More

Thank _katarina_filipovich
Reviewed 6 days ago

I spent most of the day and I didn't get to see everything. This is a beautiful botanic garden. The greenhouses are spectacular and the outside gardens are nice, even in December. You could most of the day just walking the grounds. Also, stop for...More

Thank kilhill
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you love flowers & beautiful trees, this is the place to visit, it is fabulous, so many little paths to explore

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a Saturday morning here on my own and wisely booked a guided tour. Tours require at least two people to sign up, and luckily for me a mother and her two sons signed up at the last minute. The guide was super informative, and...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a good place for those who enjoy pants, trees, nature, etc. For the others is a good walk anyway.

Thank mfg604
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the botanic gardens in December and were pleasantly surprised. There is no entry fee, the grounds were really well groomed, there was a multitude of huge glass houses with all varieties of exotic plants. We had a good stroll around the grounds...More

Thank Athenry72
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked walking there. The park looks like colorful oasis at Autumn in the city. I recommend this place for all people which like nature and flowers.

Thank Inga M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Botanic Gardens are every day worth to visit. One can see there a variety of plants from all over the world and the green houses are a architectonical highlight. And the best - you got everything for free. After the visit or in...More

Thank niels_troelenberg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing. I can only imagine what it's like in the spring, but for November, it was still a very enjoyable place.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved going through this amazing botanical garden, and so nice that it was free too! The whole garden is well kept and very large. There are nice streams and ponds, lots of trees, lovely flowers, and numerous green houses. I have visited many botanical gardens...More

Thank meganharlander
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2017|
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Response from Marina0071 | Reviewed this property |
Free! In Ireland, most of the things with a word "National" attached to it are free.
5 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
No it is free entry, there are donation boxes though. There is a,small gift shop and a cafe with a good selection of food/drinks - reasonably priced. On a side note there is a lovely old cemetery behind the gardens and The... More
10 November 2016|
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Response from jennifer e | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain as we visited the garden in September. I think it would be lovely anytime of year!