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Conservatoire Botanique National

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Address: 2 rue du Pere Georges, Saint-Leu 97436, Reunion Island
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+262 262 24 27 25
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00

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Great garden wth beautiful trees and flowers, let s try the visit with guide. Take a lunch at the restaurant you can taste a new way of local products it s Amazing.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marie M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great garden wth beautiful trees and flowers, let s try the visit with guide. Take a lunch at the restaurant you can taste a new way of local products it s Amazing.

Thank Marie M
Chambon-sur-Voueize, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

After a long and winding road, you get to the church (unique stone building) and the gardens. We were especially impressed by the cacti (succulent plants) variety. March may not be the best season (fewer fruit, fewer flowers) but the variety of trees forces you to learn about the different leaf shapes.

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269 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

From coastline towns it's a 15 minute drive into mountains. The house is moderately attractive and a few plants around it quite beautiful. But everything on the rest of the grounds seemed dried out, even during wet season. Very little flowering. Maybe of interest to a botanist. The adjacent church is charming with a lovely interior, particularly the stained glass... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This botanic garden is a bit different from most others. It is built on a hill side so requires a certain amount of mildly strenuous walking. The exhibits are split into various sections. Some, like the coffee section, could use some more labelling. Others, like the Arid Section, are truly spectacular. The plants are generally well tended. The native plant... More 

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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

The old house is nice but it is the 7 different gardens and orchid house that are the main attraction. The kids weren't too eager at first but as soon as we had spotted a chameleon in the he second garden we visited then their attitude changed completely - it was amazing to see these in the wild (if you... More 

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Paris, France
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2012

A very beautiful garden, containing many plants from the island, ranging from orchids to euphorbia, palm trees, fruit, flowers and bamboos....The staff is both nice and competent.

Thank FPortier

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