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National Botanic Gardens

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Address: National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
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Great school trip

Informative, friendly and interesting. Would definitely bring a student group to visit for the guided tour in future.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Informative, friendly and interesting. Would definitely bring a student group to visit for the guided tour in future.

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ardee,louth,ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even if you don't like plants,the walks in the grounds will soften your heart,a TrueType magnificent,well cared for place,all staff are friendly and informative

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Drogheda, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great day out free entry and a nice step back in time access to glasnevin cemetery from the gardens well worth a visit

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My favourite place in Dublin. Theres always something new to see and the gardens are so well maintained. The cafe is lovely too if sometimes a little busy so hard to get a seat. They also ahve interesting talks and exhibitions on all the time. I cant wait for spring to see the gardens come alive again!

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Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been wanting to go for sometime now and finally had the chance to go last weekend. It is much larger than I thought, extremely well kept and clean. I don't know if it's because it's off season but the gardens were extremely quiet and peaceful. My kids enjoyed the visit very much, they learned about the different types... More 

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County Monaghan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A most relaxing place to walk around and a lovely restaurant. Easy access and a very short walk from bus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going here since I was a kid and I haven't one bad memory of the place. The staff do an excellent job in the upkeep and daily maintenance of the gardens in general, the lawns, woodlands, bandstands, ponds, pathways and beautifully kept and restored, victorian glasshouses. The fact that it doesn't cost a cent to come here is... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been there for a walk, despite the cold I did really enjoy the visit and it was a real pleasure to get into the warm greenhouses and to watch all the rare plants.

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Athlone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beautiful greenhouses are amazing to visit with all the indiginous and tropical plants and trees. Nice to visit with a family or just yourself.

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dublin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for a nice Sunday afternoon walk. Nice pumpkin features for halloween. Car park is small so can fill quickly but we only had to wait for a short while as people coming and going all the time. Worth a trip.

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