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National Botanic Gardens

National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0319
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National Botan. Gardens

Well i was there long time but views are picturesque and i hope nature preserved but i want in... read more

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semelkinairenesi2018
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Moscow, Russia
not as nice as others we have seen around the world.

we love going to Botanic gardens wherever we travel. This one was a bit hard to get to, as GPS put... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jeffstravels123
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Saint James, New York
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Ireland's premier garden is a green oasis situated in the leafy suburb of Glasnevin, not far from Dublin city centre. It is just under 50 acres in size and home to over 17,000 different plant species. Famous for its Victorian glasshouses: the Curvilinear Range, designed by Richard Turner, and the Great Palm House, Ireland's only tropical rainforest. Outdoor features include the rose and rock gardens, double herbaceous borders, the pond and river walks, the organic fruit and vegetable garden and wild Ireland, the native conservation area. Guided tours of the Gardens all year round- Sundays at 12.00pm & 2.30pm, admission free. Monday-Saturday 11.30am & 3.00pm, €5 pp. Pre-booked tours by arrangement.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Well i was there long time but views are picturesque and i hope nature preserved but i want in moscow also such similar environment. Thanks

Thank semelkinairenesi2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

we love going to Botanic gardens wherever we travel. This one was a bit hard to get to, as GPS put us a 30 minute walk from the closest bus. fortunately a friendly local drove us to the gardens. The gardens and lawns were yellowed...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent afternoon enjoying the gardens, lovely rose beds and grounds. Easy trip from Dublin on the bus.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a large botanical garden with large glasshouses and a good restaurant. It is accessible by public transport - bus nos 4 & 9. Entry is free and it is a lovely place to walk around and admire.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

These are stunning well maintained Gardens beautiful in the Summer months . this is a must they are in Glasnevin 5 km from Dublin City Centre

Thank Jackie C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a walk around Glasneven Cemetery first as it is next door. We then spent a few hours ambling around this haven of piece from the Dublin bustle. there is an excellent cafe here too, with reasonable prices.

Thank Malcolm W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I visited the National Botanic Gardens recently and cannot wait to return – we just didn’t have long enough to see and enjoy everything (we were there for four hours). It is such a restful, tranquil oasis in the middle of a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place to visit it’s a must put it on your list Stunning gardens and so well kept You won’t be disappointed

Thank JackieQueen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and peaceful to walk around the various flowers, shrubs and trees. There's a lovely restaurant there too. Pity you have to pay for parking though.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited gardens today. Gardens very disappointing - neglected looking. Had lunch in main Restaurant, there was no air con, no fans, windows shut and very low ceiling. Not good enough in present temperatures. Food only average, no ice cubes for tap water. It was my...More

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erikalustig04
24 June 2018|
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Response from noelg933 | Reviewed this property |
You can wander around on your own. Tours are available but not necessary
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LisDerri
18 June 2018|
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Response from Ken B | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for delay in answering your query but parking is ridiculously cheap at 2euros for a couple of hrs its just to stop people parking and for free and getting a bus to the city.
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LisDerri
18 June 2018|
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Response from Nick K | Reviewed this property |
car park beside the gardens. but if full go round to the grave diggers pub there is parking there or in glasnevin cemetry. as limited car parking in the gardens.
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