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Botanical Garden Kruidtuin

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Address: Kapucijnenvoer 30, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Beautiful gardens, full with flowers. Good diversity.

After walking most of the city it was nice to relax a while in this beautiful garden. We enjoyed the flowers and wide variety. From fruit trees to cactus. They have it all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robin t
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After walking most of the city it was nice to relax a while in this beautiful garden. We enjoyed the flowers and wide variety. From fruit trees to cactus. They have it all. Could be great to have a coffee place in here but there are plenty of nice coffee places nearby, they do have free toilets in the gardens... More 

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Leuven
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184 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here for an assignment for my photography course. Very nice and well maintainde botanic garden. Nice fish pound.

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Thank Josse
Leuven, Belgium
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The garden is not all that large and may not be well-known but it is a really nice park much loved by the locals too. Worth the short walk there.

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Thank HendrikDela
Sampford Spiney, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Small Botanical garden, but the way it is laid out it appears impressively large, there really is a lot to see I was very impressed by the tidiness and the hot houses. A definite must if in Leuven.

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

What a beautiful and peaceful place in Leuven! In spring, with all the blossoms it's really nice! A perfect spot to take a break and enjoy the flowers and the sun!

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Thank liesbethdk
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The Botanical garden is not big but you can spend a good hour in there (more if you're really interested in plants and actually read all the info). We had a family picknick in there, which was nice. It is an oasis within the city centre. I would not rank it in the top priorities if you have only one... More 

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Thank Pascal Cools
Leuven, Belgium
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

a bit of the beaten track but worth every step, from the outside it is just a wall, but once one start paying attention to the details, wow

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Saint Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This garden deserves a daily visit while you are in Leuven. Each day something new pops up and the collection of plants is gorgeous and the garden is beautifully maintained. It is centrally located, easy to walk to from most of Leuven and open daily. I loved visiting it everyday for two weeks in February. I imagine it even more... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

a little corner of heavenly place, secluded walled gardens..if there would be a coffe machine this would be truely heaven on earth ..

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

No dogs allowed here. The location is very central. This place is informative. During winter season, you may not see a lot of its flowers but the place is still very beautiful. It is a good way to walk or just to have a great conversation with your friends. Tranquility is the word!

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