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“Relaxing, tranquil and interesting ”
Review of Orto Botanico

Orto Botanico
Ranked #20 of 205 things to do in Catania
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Nice to just wander round and enjoy the plants, trees and sounds of the birds & rustling leaves. Impressive cactus collection. Free entry (and WC).

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Free entrance! You are provided an excellent guide to the 1600 sq. m. garden upon entrance. The plants are well labeled. The university's Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences maintains this garden. It features succulents, palms, and Sicilian wild plants. There is a hothouse which is open for visiting. Very impressive! If there was a entrance fee of 5 euro, I would still say it was a great value.

Thank Bill E
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

An oasis of calm and astonishing plants and trees from all over the world - and free! Gardeners busy watering - a happy place.

Thank Stanlad
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Nice walk in shaded areas to take a break from the sun and the heat. Not a large area so only 30-45 minutes needed. Admission is free. Just a lovely location to take a cooling break in the middle of the city. Totally self paced so enjoy at your leisure.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Came across these gardens by chance lovely to walk around for under an hour gardens are very nicely kept. Free entry.

1  Thank family52
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