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Orto Botanico di Roma

Largo Cristina di Svezia, 24, 00165 Rome, Italy
+39 06 4991 7107
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Not really worth the money

It must be hard to look after a Botanical Garden in Rome, especially in August where the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JBPurgerFrb
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
Beautiful!

The entrance fee could seem too much (8 euros) but the visit is worth every cents. The garden is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
alicetq
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Paris, France
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Largo Cristina di Svezia, 24, 00165 Rome, Italy
Trastevere
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It must be hard to look after a Botanical Garden in Rome, especially in August where the temperatures are around 35-45 C. And it really doesn't work here. Most of the garden are extremely dry and there is not much to see. Waste of money.

Thank JBPurgerFrb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance fee could seem too much (8 euros) but the visit is worth every cents. The garden is beautiful, fresh and peaceful, ideal to make a couple of hours stop while visiting Rome. You can see more than 60 bamboos species and do not...More

Thank alicetq
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were staying in an apartment a few minutes walk from the garden and spent a couple of hours at the end of a busy day walking around and enjoying the peace. The entrance fee was 8 euros which seems a bit expensive with no...More

2  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

€32 for a visit to the garden, poorly maintained, dying plants, no facilities. Don't bother going there are plenty of better things to do with your money. Also many more impressive parks and gardens in Rome. Asked for a refund, got shouted at by ticket...More

Thank Delishdish
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Being interested in especially cactus, bamboos and palm trees I had heard a lot good about this garden and wanted to visit for many years. I had my two daughters of 12 and 14 who were with me loved the idea. But I still wasn't...More

Thank Erik E
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had trouble locating the Gianicolo Hill and came across this which we thought was the entrance to it. It wasn't. Or to Botancio is a small garden run by the Spaienza Universita Di Roma. The garden has a number of areas but doesn't take...More

1  Thank kathimacc
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst there are areas that are good ~ cactus & Japanese Acer area ~ found overall to be disappointing.... After the gardens in Florence we visited we had an expectation.. It is a quiet location in a busy city but the overall experience was lacking.

1  Thank ET05
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Although this is just on the edge of Trastevere it is quite easy to forget you are actually in a city once you get inside the gates. The ticket office provides a leaflet which gives you a map of the gardens and suggested routes. There...More

Thank Mara F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Sunny morning at end of April - this garden was full of blooming flowers, just lovely! And vice versa said here earlier, it was very clean and well-kept garden with a lot of various trees and shrubs, fountains and benches to enjoy the silence. And...More

Thank Sinna61
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Just off the beaten track that is the busyness of Trastevere. Helpful info in the leaflet, giving a suggested route around the various themes of exhibit. Then helpful info at these various points. Nice to have a rose garden on a bank rather than level...More

Thank Veronica H
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Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded
postcard, a little worn around the edges but still
charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering
streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and
overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible
mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of
entertainment - a rotating set of street performers
entertains almost every night, and unforgettable
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