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Botanical Garden

Laugardalur | Skúlatún 2., Reykjavik 104, Iceland
+354 411 8650
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The gardens are lovely and there are information signs around letting you know what they are doing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Quiet and beautiful, even in the off season

In late March, when we visited, there was little in bloom. It was still a beautiful place to walk... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Stephanie E
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Laugardalur | Skúlatún 2., Reykjavik 104, Iceland
+354 411 8650
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are lovely and there are information signs around letting you know what they are doing , plant names and other information. It should be noted that parts are a working project. I visited in April so many plants are dormant outside but the...More

Thank Liam_v1
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

In late March, when we visited, there was little in bloom. It was still a beautiful place to walk through, though. There is a small indoor cafe on the grounds that is beautiful. While it was open in the morning for breakfast when we first...More

Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It was snowing this morning so we were looking for somewhere close to the hotel for a nice walk. We found it in the form of the gardens, although alot of it was under a layer of snow there were nice even paths and a...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 14 October 2016

if you're into plants, and learning more about the country you're in, take a stroll through this beautiful park! its next to the pool/sauna/hot tubs and the zoo and very much worth a visit. there's nice sculptures and even a little stone and sod hut...More

Thank Brandon P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Altho not that large, I was impressed that Reykjavik had enough greenery to have a botanic gardens,. Of course, with the geothermal water, I should have guessed. Some unique flowers.

Thank Coffeebeans8
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to explore. Discovered by accident with access via the Reykjavik campsite. Adjacent park with hot spring which was originally where clothes were washed. Lovely Flora cafe in the gardens with a coffee cake soup etc.

Thank PeterCbrussels
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Great for a stroll or jog in the sunshine. Strangely hard to locate - the trip adviser mapping is wrong - the botanic gardens are located in the centre of the larger park behind the sports stadium. There is a lack of signage at the...More

Thank Endometrium
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't spend as much time as I would have liked exploring the Botanical Garden, but what we saw was very pretty. I am a lover of botanical gardens, and while this isn't the most impressive one I have seen, I still very much enjoyed...More

2  Thank AdventuresWithMommy
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We walked from our hotel to this garden. we had a coffee and then walked the garden, its not large but free. The most interesting was the towns laundry which is well described in both Icelandic and English. Show an interesting aspect of the social...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We came to the gardens on a grey drizzly August day, and headed to Cafe Flora a bistro in a greenhouse. It was wonderful both as an environment and as a culinary delight. Excellent salmon salad and bean soup with breads. We came back later...More

Thank Breakfast-42D2
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When it's not raining