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Orto Botanico di Palermo

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Address: Via Lincoln 2/A, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 091 2389 1236
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Nature lovers must see

A beautiful and peaceful place; more like a park with different trees; aquarium is just a pond with water lilies.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
Elena L
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River Edge, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am an avid gardener and I have been to many botanic gardens, but this one was very sad and neglected and not worth the admission fee.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A beautiful and peaceful place; more like a park with different trees; aquarium is just a pond with water lilies.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went to Palermo as part of a cruise itinery and were excited to see sicily for the first time. However we found that perhaps this is not the best place for such an introduction to the island. Though we only had time to see a limited amount of the city, the part that is immediately reached from the port... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We loved visiting the botanical garden of Palermo, it's has a tranquil and authentic atmosphere with spectacular trees all laid out in the beautiful and historic garden. It's not a manicured garden which makes it better for wildlife and a more natural experience.

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

These botanical gardens are nice to visit, but only if you have exhausted everything else on your list of things to see.

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San Pietro in Cariano, Italy
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

molto molto bello, peccato manchino forse soldi per curarlo meglio. Il giardino è meraviglioso, pieno di piante grasse e palme very very nice, it's a pity perhaps lacking money to treat him better. The garden is wonderful, full of cacti and palm trees and 1000 other plants

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

After walking through the city streets looking at buildings it's very restful to wander through these gardens. The tree formations are spectacular

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you are looking for a quiet time whilst visiting Palermo and within walking distance from the hectic area of the city centre the Botanic garden offers you peaceful place to regenerate your energy.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This small park has only one open gateway so a circular walk is in oder. The main attraction are the banyan trees which are magnificent with trailing roots. There is also a children's play are and serval benches to rest on. to res

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

For 5 Euros it's overpriced to walk through the neglected garden. The collection of plants are very diverse and impressive but it's scattered across an outdated space. The site is a good escape from the bustling streets and midday heat of Palermo though.

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