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National Botanical Gardens

Godivari, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Lovely place to spend a morning

These are extensive gardens with lots of water features and Glass Houses. There is lots to see here!

Reviewed 1 week ago
A wonderful surprise!

I saw this garden on the internet and it appealed - I was expecting something far smaller and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
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Godivari, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These are extensive gardens with lots of water features and Glass Houses. There is lots to see here!

Thank SeamusGleeson
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I saw this garden on the internet and it appealed - I was expecting something far smaller and perhaps some laid out gardens, which would have been nice. But in fact it was far better than that! We had a thoroughly enjoyable two hours (and...More

1  Thank janethalford
Reviewed 6 May 2017

National Botanical Garden is the government entity. which collect different plants and perform study and research works. and this place also accommodate beautiful and peaceful garden slightly away from city crowd. where we can perform recreational activities like morning or evening walk, meditate, yoga, gathering....More

1  Thank tokenofbites
Reviewed 26 April 2017

if you have time this is the place to visit , one hour from Capital , this is nice garden cum picnic spot, nice flora and fauna. well kept , you will see some local varieties of Nepal in flowers and plants , good place...More

Thank aditya k
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It's a great escape from the dust and filth of the city and the pond with it's 7m commemorative pillar is stunning. And that's about it. The variety in plants, flowers and trees is far from impressive. And like at most places in Nepal, maintenance...More

Thank gaos
Reviewed 19 March 2017

With a little traffic, take only 1 hour from Kathmandu to here. During our visit, flowers are blooming beautifully. Toilets need an improvement. In 4 hours walking, we saw buzzard, whistling thrush, redstart, turtle-dove, barbet, parakeet, treepie, crow, tit, warbler, bush-robin, sparrow, swallow, white-eye, babbler,...More

2  Thank GelatikTimor
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I went to see the new biodiversity garden which was planted in a collaboration and to celebrate the union between the UK/Nepal. You can see lots of native fauna that are trying to be kept and re-introduced to the landscape. They're is also a wonderful...More

Thank MDHarding
Reviewed 2 January 2017

There are no many natural gardens or places to visit within the Valley and this is unique. The diverse plant species, flowers, prestine nature and walk within the gardens is stunning. Not to miss.

Thank bhumi1008
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The botanical gardens located about 25 km from Kathmandu, is laid out in a fairly large area and makes for a refreshing walk amidst shady trees and a meandering stream. Needs more maintenance and care of plants and the surroundings, though. The park authorities dont...More

1  Thank GamanBiman
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A good picnic spot. Filled with greenery (Duh!), there are also some artificial waterfalls around. There's an entrance ticket as well but its pretty cheap.

Thank aditya29994
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Gil H
27 May 2017|
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Response from tokenofbites | Reviewed this property |
This might Take around 1 Hour if traffic is good. I suggest you to go there by motorbike. you can go on Cycling too but its too long way. but this place is popular for cycling around its hill after reaching there.