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Orto Botanico

Via Etnea 397, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 430901
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Interesting place in the city

Very nice botanic garden with fantastic cactuses, but not only. It is worth to go there especially... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Warsaw, Poland
via mobile
Worth the wall up

If you've made it to the Bellini Garden, it would be a shame not to walk up another five minutes to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Via Etnea 397, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 430901
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice botanic garden with fantastic cactuses, but not only. It is worth to go there especially when it is hot, as you can find a lot of shadow there. This place is good for visitors in each age, there is no entrance fee.

Thank jamimami
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've made it to the Bellini Garden, it would be a shame not to walk up another five minutes to the Botanic Garden. The map on tripadvisor shows the tradesman's entrance - the main entrance is on Via Etnea but as admission is now...More

Thank Warringtonian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe the best place in Catania, it is perfect for a quiet relaxing walk in the shade or even sitting down on one of the benches. The succulents are great, we spent an hour admiring all the plants and taking lots of pictures. Barely any...More

Thank dio18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really beautiful botanical gardens a must see,well miantained locked up at night, some really beautiful flowers and a must see if you are a gardener

Thank jackiebutera01
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This beautiful place gives you some rest from heat and the lively city turmult. Beautiful selection of trees and exotic plants

Thank Anietta18
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Quick walk through, around 30-45 min, family liked it and so did I, many picture opportunities and not to far of the beaten path.

Thank Agust O
Reviewed 4 December 2016

A good way to find some peace and quiet in Catania :) A large range of trees and plants are planted and the garden is very quiet, despite being on Via Etnea. You can easily bring a picnic lunch and eat it on a bench...More

Thank P-and-J-Malta
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A fantasmagorical place of Catania, despite everything, the Botanic Garden is very well organized! A nice path for observing cactus, a path for observing other plants, Very very nice.

Thank enrico s
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Even tough the gardens are not very large, there is a lot to see. We had a very relaxed walk as there are not many visitors and a lot of trees create shadows to cool down in hot weather.

Thank Ксения Г
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing really underground place to visit in Catania. Almost nobody was here and during the hot hours of siesta it's a perfect place to find some peace and rest. Don't miss the finds the lazy cats those are sleeping so deep they hardly noticed us...More

Thank Balázs Z
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Does anyone know if it's open all year round?
4 August 2016|
Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I don't see why not. It's only a small place, not a massive botanical garden.