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Some incredible giant trees. A well laid out garden and well worth the visit. Not expensive by taxi which are frequently passing the entrance gates, so it's only a short wait to hail one for the return journey back to the city.
During my 45 years living in Xalapa, Veracruz the Jardin Botanico is one of the most outstanding acheivments that I have seen realized here. The Jardin is the showroom of the Ecological Institute were we can go to learn so much about the natural enviornment...More
The collections are well maintained and organized. For bird watching it is best to arrive at opening (9:00 am). Mondays are closed. There are trails through older growth cloud forest that are full of birds. We arrived on the Briones bus from Coatepec. The bus...More
This is a gorgeous space with lots of open areas - something hard to find in most condensed Mexican cities. You can wonder around freely. It's unlike other botanical gardens I've seen in that it's not chock-full of groups of exotic flowers and plants; still,...More
Well worth spending a few hours exploring the grounds.. They allow you to roam free throughout the whole area and there is a huge diversity of plants located within the grounds,, If you like botanical gardens you won't leave disappointed..