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National Botanical Gardens

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Address: Godivari, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

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Good place for birdwatching near Kathmandu

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Kupang, Indonesia
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Kupang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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, and flycatcher.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 orchid house and colourful terrace.

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Mantua, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 allow plastic bags or toys such as balls to be taken inside, but we could... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A good place to go around specially for nature loving people.. there is a artificial water fall and a huge collection of flowers and beautiful surroundings to walk around.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I nhave been to National Botanical Gardens in Nepal with my friend while I was in Nepal. This is really beautiful place , I feel this place is as like as paradise of Kathmandu. I recommend to everyone to visit there, please. b

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

National Botanical Garden is situated inside godavari park which 25km south of kathmandu , the place is well known for picnic and other similar activities.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Maybe it's the wrong time of year, but I was somewhat underwhelmed by this place. Not much was in bloom and it was full of young couples posing for romantic photos or giggling groups with selfie-sticks. It's pleasant enough with some lovely old trees and a fairly clean stream flowing through ... but I was expecting more. Also, those not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Visit to godawari botanical garden was awesome n full f memories... i went with my sisters n had lots f fun.... it was too cool there compared to kathmandu... fresh air, cold watery streams.. just loved it ... we did not hav much interest in exploring flowers n plants .. we were just lost in nature n its beauty... i... More 

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