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Arboretum Lussich

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200 exotic species and 80 native species in Uruguay’s main botanical resort

Arboretum Lussich was created by my great-grandfather’s brother Antonio Lussich in the early 20th... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarinaLussich
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London, United Kingdom
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A nice museum and a very good arboretum

I was with a group, and we didn't have a lot of time there, but it was great. The owner was a ship... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
ianjc
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Camino Lussich, Ruta 38 a 300 Mts en la Ruta 93, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arboretum Lussich was created by my great-grandfather’s brother Antonio Lussich in the early 20th century. The museum is his former house and all the history of how this piece of paradise came to be is shown inside. Lose yourself along the forest and enjoy views...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarinaLussich
Reviewed 10 November 2018

I was with a group, and we didn't have a lot of time there, but it was great. The owner was a ship owner who gave instructions to his captains to bring back every seed they could find, and since this is the perfect climate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This place is a lovely walk through trees brought from around the world 100 years ago. Access is free and there is also a small museum in the main house. The longest paths are more than 2 km out! Small children might get tired. There...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Victor T
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This park was created by Sr. Lussich, who imported many trees and plants for his private garden park. There are lovely trails of different lengths. There are several excellent spots to view the city. We were there in early spring, so I cannot tell you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Lots of trails to walk as long or short as you feel. Great views, beautiful trees and several good viewpoints.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A wonderful place to place to walk for a few minutes or a few hours. There are many paths to choose from. Excellent views of the ocean in both directions from this hill on a peninsula. The plant life and variety of trees is extraordinary.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank SequoiaRose
Reviewed 25 February 2017

@$30 cab ride, so combine your trip up and back with the beach, a concert, seeing the plants, and down by the beach a nice early dinner, that is early by the standards of the natives, they eat late so most places will take early...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 22 December 2016

It was relaxing and quiet place to go walking in the nature. Beautiful trees and amazing lookout spots. We did not see many animals, just some birds. I would recommend to but good hiking shoes on.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mari R
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is a hidden gem just off the main road several minutes drive from Punta del Este; the Great House is a museum of the life and times of the founder, Snr Lussitch, a maritime baron who conceived the impossible idea of creating a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Definitely not the fancy arboretum of North American standards, but a wonderful example of one man's vision. Quiet, comfortably walkable, and even marked with QR codes on the various plant and tree specimens. Plus, there is no admission charge!

Date of experience: March 2016
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depending on where you are, you have different buses to go there. you can consult in any tourist information center.
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