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Botanical Garden Kruidtuin

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Address: Kapucijnenvoer 30, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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an oasis of color and peace

a bit of the beaten track but worth every step, from the outside it is just a wall, but once one start paying attention to the details, wow

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Josee H
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Leuven, Belgium
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Leuven, Belgium
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a bit of the beaten track but worth every step, from the outside it is just a wall, but once one start paying attention to the details, wow

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Saint Louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This garden deserves a daily visit while you are in Leuven. Each day something new pops up and the collection of plants is gorgeous and the garden is beautifully maintained. It is centrally located, easy to walk to from most of Leuven and open daily. I loved visiting it everyday for two weeks in February. I imagine it even more... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

a little corner of heavenly place, secluded walled gardens..if there would be a coffe machine this would be truely heaven on earth ..

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69 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

No dogs allowed here. The location is very central. This place is informative. During winter season, you may not see a lot of its flowers but the place is still very beautiful. It is a good way to walk or just to have a great conversation with your friends. Tranquility is the word!

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Menen, Belgium
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had a very pleasant winter walk throughout the Garden: very well kept and very informative. Would like to make time to come again and visit in different seasons!

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Leuven, Belgium
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very tranquil in the centre of town with a great display of flowers and trees, all carefully labeled. Special plants can be seen in the green house. This park is used by students on sunny days, or just people with green fingers. Staff is always helpful when having questions. NO DOGS ALLOWED

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Thank Nadine V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a nice walk around with my girlfriend (a local), and was very impressed with the effort that goes into it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Different kinds of plants from around the world and even a little pound at the back with fishes and nice birds.

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Bierbeek, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This botanical garden is situated just outside the town centre but still within walking distance of the Old Market Square. It has a nice range of flowers, plants and fruittrees in the greenhouse which has small paths and bridges over the improvised river. There is also a very nice selection of cactus brands. Outside there are extremely well maintained lawns... More 

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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Late November isn't a colourful time of year, but there was much to enjoy in this relatively small garden. The only drawback is that there is very little additional visitor information apart from the basic plant identification labels.

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