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National Botanic Gardens

National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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Loved it!

My husband and I are true nature and garden lovers so this was a must see for us. And we were not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ashley F
via mobile
Peaceful oasis

Lovely place to wander around, but particularly nice on a warm day. We spent an hour plus when we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bjarne L
Hamilton, New Zealand
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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I are true nature and garden lovers so this was a must see for us. And we were not the least bit disappointed. We rode the 83 bus from city centre because it is a bit of a walk otherwise. It cost...More

Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely place to wander around, but particularly nice on a warm day. We spent an hour plus when we were visiting the Glasnevin Cemetery (adjacent to each other)

Thank Bjarne L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love to visit the Botanic Gardens. It's great for going for a walks, admire the wonderful flowers and plants or simply going for a tea or coffee in the coffee shop at the main entrance.

Thank hurricane999
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was amazed at the size and variety of plants grown indoors and outdoors in the botanical garden. The grounds are well maintained with walking paths for easy access to all the different areas. The greenhouses are large and filled with tropical and exotic plants....More

Thank RD M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A wonderful oasis in the city fabulous landscaped walks the old victorian conservatories are full of wonderful plants like Banana coffee rubber and the insectivorous sundew butterworts and venus`s flytrap not to be missed super restaurant for lunch car park entrance to left of main...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a terrific time at the botanic gardens. Not only is it abundant with plants, flowers and trees, it's also full of curious squirrels who get up to you quite close. If it's bad weather out, you can always flee to the greenhouses. Added bonus:...More

Thank Femke O
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved walking around the grounds of this garden. There were so many flowers, large and bright. The grounds are well-maintained. We loved walking through the many greenhouse style buildings they have and experiencing all of the different varieties. They even had on with so...More

Thank TravelLover985
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a marvelous place. Every possible plant, shrub, tree and flower is present! I wish I had come here sooner as today was my last day in Dublin. Don't miss this one!

Thank Carol Lynn W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great visit in September , a stunning display of old and new varieties of dahlia. A tomato display in the teak house of over 200 varieties never seen anything like it. The garden has a super Turner glasshouse that looks as good as...More

Thank Thomas Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several glass houses with a wonderful variety of plantings. Statues in the glass houses also that represent the history of the area.

Thank 811victoria
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Marina0071 | Reviewed this property |
Free! In Ireland, most of the things with a word "National" attached to it are free.
6 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
No it is free entry, there are donation boxes though. There is a,small gift shop and a cafe with a good selection of food/drinks - reasonably priced. On a side note there is a lovely old cemetery behind the gardens and The... More
11 November 2016|
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Response from jennifer e | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain as we visited the garden in September. I think it would be lovely anytime of year!