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National Botanic Gardens

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Address: National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 837 7596
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Even in November, the grounds were beautiful. The tour was free and a must. The guide shared all kinds of information about plants that I had never heard. The soup and bread in... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even in November, the grounds were beautiful. The tour was free and a must. The guide shared all kinds of information about plants that I had never heard. The soup and bread in their restaurant was cheap, homemade and to die for. They had main dishes and a wide assortment of other options, too. We went intending to spend just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best place any time of the year. Relaxing and Peaceful. One of my favorite places. Would recommend to first time visitors to come by in mid spring or summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always wanted to visit and this time we did, on our 2nd day, the flowers, shrubs the whole experience was breathtaking, Glasnevin is an aera full of history, Thank you all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

1 of my favourite place in Dublin. It's free. there is a small coffe shop with good coffee. If u re hungry they have plenty of food and delicious cakes and desserts. When outside is sunshine take a book/some snacks and blanket you can chillin on the grass. Perfect place for date/fun with kids/ or just exploring nature. I will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is heaven! It's nice to walk around, admire some plants, flowers and relax. And it is free! Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Botanical Gardens are about 10min away from city centre, but easy to get to by Dublin Bus. The gardens are beautifull and well maintained.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The landscaped areas here are beautiful, if caught at the right time. The glass houses are definitely worth a visit. The restaurant food was good when I was there. Parking can be a problem

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to walk around and feed squirrels, especially great place to visit in spring when everything is blooming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two kind of places that I always to visit when I'm travelling. One is the central market and the other is the Botanical Garden. This one is amazing, specially during the spring and summer. The whole place is very well kept. It's very easy to get there by bus and the entrance is free. If you love nature... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see a well kept park with every type of plant or tree growing in a natural environment , this is the place. Perfect for a leisurely walk anytime of year and maybe a tea and cake after in the on site cafe.

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