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Very natural garden

The botanical gardens were more like forest then manicured botanical gardens which made them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eduardoheller46
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Puerto Montt, Chile
Charming park!

Visited this park during our stay in Viña del Mar. It is 15 minutes by taxi to get there. The... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Tatiana O
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The botanical gardens were more like forest then manicured botanical gardens which made them different from usual.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This botanical garden is a well maintained, beautiful park, however I don't know why cars are allowed inside. I found it very disturbing, since this is a place of nature.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this park during our stay in Viña del Mar. It is 15 minutes by taxi to get there. The place is very nice. I would call it a parc more than a botanical garden. Very green with views on mountains, lots of flowers. Clean...More

1  Thank Tatiana O
Reviewed 7 December 2017

i went with my family last weekend. A very dusty place. Poor vegetation. Many cars, and several noisy activities. It´is seem a city centre park. I expected a relaxing day, but i get the opposite,

1  Thank Milton V
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The glories of the past are in view as is the failure to maintain this gem. Hundreds of specimens present for admiration, but none are labled. All identification has gone away. Heavy utilization is apparent, and some efforts and new plantings are in view. The...More

1  Thank SeanRafter
Reviewed 20 November 2017

It's hard to understand the good reviews of this place. It seems like an out of the way place where elementary school kids can picnic and run around the fields. This is fine and must be a great experience for students on school trips, but...More

1  Thank Skaerje
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park with walking trails, picnic area, open grassy spaces and rose gardens to enjoy. The property is well maintained and provides a lot of space to relax and enjoy.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the high ropes challenges and zip lines. The plant arrangements are very nice, especially the conifers, but we were sad that the cactus house was closed.

Thank David B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It’s a very quiet park where you can relax. I wouldn’t call it botanic garden because you don’t find flowers and other species typically found in those places. However, there’s a wide variety of trees. You can go for a walk, ride your bike, or...More

3  Thank Gloria T
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I spent an entire Sunday afternoon here, quite delighted by the paths, the plants, the little stream. It's got several different trails, and you can walk around the entire park in a couple of hours. There is a pond, a cactus garden, a medicinal and...More

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