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Address: Via Sant'Ignazio da Laconi 11, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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+39 070 675 3512
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09:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Calming place near the centre

Many different trees, cacti, flowers, some clattering water ... Good for a stroll or a quiet hour of reading.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent an enjoyable couple of hours wandering around the Botanical Gardens in Cagliari as part of a day out. It is amazing to see so many of what we class as house plants in their own setting as an outdoor plant achieving their full size. Good ethos behind the College that is set up within the grounds. We didn't... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Many different trees, cacti, flowers, some clattering water ... Good for a stroll or a quiet hour of reading.

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Thank ChF_10
Leicester, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this botanical garden is a delight. Well maintained and so cool in the hot sun as it offers so much shade. The best bit is the Roman cistern which echoes and it so big. There are loads of different trees and plants - we spent well over two hours there. Shame the museum was not open

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Thank Negshonk
Reading, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We spent hours in these gardens as they were so quiet and relaxing. After admiring the plants we sat on one of the (many) benches reading and watching other people

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Thank JHReading
Cagliari, Italy
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Must be seen !! plants from over the world, small but tidy and natty garden. If you like nature you have to go there alone or with friends/ Family. If you go alone there, you find yourself, if you go there together with someone your relation with them goes deeper...some corner are really unique. Some roman period time area deserve... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I very much enjoyed this Garden, on a warm autumn day, and during a break from visiting the historical attractions in the area. It has a good collection of various plants with some really good thematic sections. Lots of locals were there during that time so it seems to be a popular and relaxing place for many others as well.

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Thank Dana B
Watford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A great botanical park for a reasonable price. Entry is €4 per adult. Amazing diversity of plants. If it is a really hot day then you can enjoy the coolness of certain areas within the park, or just the shade from the amazing trees.

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Thank Meerkat_Man
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Very big area , a lot of quality plants ..interesting see many different quality plants together !!!!!

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is one of Italy's best/most diverse botanical gardens. There are also some small Roman ruins within the garden. It has the widest cactus and succulents I have ever seen. This is a great place to cool down on a hot day and to get out of the touristy areas.

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Thank KAOSeattle
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A calming oasis in the middle of the city and with fine views of the Roman Ampitheatre. Main exhibits clearly labelled and helpful and welcoming staff at the kiosk - interesting walkway with plants mentioned in the bible with references!

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