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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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Slightly disappointed

Must admit I was expecting a little more from this place. Admitted everything was late this year... read more

Reviewed yesterday
carolina7
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Malvern, United Kingdom
Beautiful!

Stunning! Beautiful place to relax! Lovely walk for a Sunday. Amazing flowers and attractions... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
anka123426
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average3%
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“rose garden” (91 reviews)
“exotic plants” (37 reviews)
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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
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+353 1 804 0300
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"rose garden"
in 91 reviews
"glasnevin cemetery"
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"exotic plants"
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"palm house"
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"viking house"
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"plant life"
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"full bloom"
in 22 reviews
"free entry"
in 53 reviews
"city centre"
in 82 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 25 reviews
"sunny day"
in 66 reviews
"few hours"
in 78 reviews
"lovely walk"
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"wander around"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"worth a visit"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

Must admit I was expecting a little more from this place. Admitted everything was late this year coming into bloom, but even so, have been to better botanical gardens.

Thank carolina7
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning! Beautiful place to relax! Lovely walk for a Sunday. Amazing flowers and attractions! Recommended!

Thank anka123426
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the perfect setting for a reunion with friends from the past. We enjoyed the variety of trees, flowers and plants.Everything is well labeled so it is not jusdt beautiful but informative as well.

Thank Restful M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a bird safari today that was hosted by the Botanic Gardens, in their Glasnevin grounds. It was enjoyable and informative, I would recommend this tour if you are starting out on your bird indentification journey. This tour was free but booking is essential.

Thank Emily G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful spot for a walk lovely Restaurant in the grounds, very easy to reach from the City Centre,

Thank isobeltobin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden gem about 2 miles outside Dublin, the hop on hop off bus will also take you there, but we walked. It's split up into several different glass houses. Some contain succulents, others rare plants from all over the world. Highlight is the extremely hot...More

Thank Ryan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Suitible of all - families, singls, couples. Free of gharge!! Old glashouses were wonderful and outside pathways were well maintained.

Thank Jatta H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was awesome. Trees, flowers, vegetables, shrubs AND MANY MORE, it's probably on the grounds here somewhere. It is beautifully laid out, peaceful and lovely

Thank kayleggar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a dreadful wet Easter Monday and we decided to have lunch in Botanic Gardens Restaurant as had enjoyed it on previous visits. Again we were more than impressed with the choice and our omelettes were delicious and plentiful. The restaurant was nearly full...More

Thank Jeanymac
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely glad we ended up doing this. Last day time waster ended up being a great cheap experience. It was very rainy, actually raining not just Misty. And we still had a wonderful time. It was not busy at all likely given the weather and...More

Thank Erin N
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SummertimeSun
26 January 2018|
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Response from dublindweller2015 | Reviewed this property |
March should be okay...not in full bloom but Spring will be here. Why not check out their we site and see if there is a free guided tour when you are here and / or an exhibition on.
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sueduck2017
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.
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meryphotos
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
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