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Jardim Botanico

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Respite from the heat and delightful atmosphere

Well worth a visit and a respite from the heat, especially if you to arrive after climbing the hill... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lifetraveller99
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Green, peaceful and wide selection of trees

It is doable in the summer too, the garden is beautifully laid out and has some peculiar species of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit and a respite from the heat, especially if you to arrive after climbing the hill when coming from Baixa. A 10 minute visit cannot do justice to this wonderful garden with many important plants and trees. Only through the city guide...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing the botanic garden in Lissabon my expectations about botanic gardens in Portugal was not that high but this one was really something extra! The garden goes from the top of the mountain next to the university down to the river Mondego! In the...More

1  Thank Frida P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is doable in the summer too, the garden is beautifully laid out and has some peculiar species of trees.

Thank shurkem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

August is not the best time for gardens in hot climates - I am guessing - but there was a slight air of neglect here. Many beds were overgrown, and much is 'woodland' which felt a tad lonely/unsafe to wander around in alone, to be...More

Thank Vanessa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply amazing... calm and with good vibes... to visit and relax... and to take great pictures or just read a book in a bench

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

It's a nice walk, easy if you go down, harder if you go up ;-). But there's nothing really spectacular and no indication of the trees that would allow to may be enjoy it a bit more...

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We walked through the botanical garden from the university back down to the city. I don’t know why this isn’t ranked higher! There were amazing bamboo forests and lovely spots to spend a while reading.

1  Thank Julia B
Reviewed 4 August 2018

What this garden must once have been like is almost unimaginable. Once superb hard landscaping still beautiful though sadly now falling into disrepair this garden is worth a visit to admire the beautiful trees and stunning vision of how to lay out a garden by...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The gardens give energy to the soul and eyes. I try to walk through every time I can. The good things in life are free and this is one of them. Go to the family farmers marker saturday mornings.

1  Thank mariannafridjons
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Such a happy place and so full of colour, right in the heart of the city, yet so calm and peaceful!!

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Dogs are allowed on a lead. Nice gardens, enjoy them !
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