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Orto Botanico di Palermo

Via Lincoln 2/A, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 2389 1236
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Via Lincoln 2/A, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 2389 1236

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice and quiet oasis, where you can have a relaxing moment. Not that much to see really, but they have some really cool trees.

Thank Ideatroll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the Orto Botanico in Palermo in July 2017. The Outter appearance was nice and grand, with the buildings the other side of the fence looking well maintained and lovely Italia architecture on show as you would expect. Everything from this point forward...More

Thank PokefanCHUCK
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It is very welcoming for local photos and ceremonies. Oasis between long sea and city center. Impeccable is the care and description as well as the information.

Thank Profilist
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Our guide book describe this botanical garden as being a great place for a visit. However, our experience was far from that and after reading some of the reviews, I am wondering if we missed something! First of all, it looked like no one had...More

Thank Professor105
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Entry Euro 5. If you are looking for a respite from the chaos and noise of the city and "all blinged out" by all the Baroque churches, then the Gardens are a must visit. They are a botanical gardens - so there are no pretty...More

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Established in the 1790s and much expanded since then, the Orto Botanico is beautiful and holds a very wide collection of plants from the world with a curious concentration of trees from Australia. The first in Europe to collect and grow cycads, and now has...More

Thank AriC174
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking around the gardens especially the avenue of Kapok trees but felt parts of the garden were looking a bit rundown. It's still a lovely oasis on a warm day.

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The garden is a fine oasis in the middle of Palermo. Not really set up as a tourist draw, so its quiet and serene. There are many magnificent specimen plants. Its not so much a park as a the specimen garden for a university horticulture...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

If you a student of botany, then this would be good, but for the average layman, then probably less so. It is more a garden for botanists than one you would visit for attractive plants or gardens. Lots of cacti/succulents, but few pants in flower...More

Thank RogerWarrington
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This botanical garden needs a lot work but it's still nice enough to stroll around. There are plenty of benches in the shade to relax and read a book. Do bring mozzie reppelent because even in daytime they bite!

Thank zimof1
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