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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Lovely, large, and FREE

Totally worth walking through. Large Japanese Gardens, and many other trails and areas. Morning... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Atlanta, Georgia
Japanese Gardens, Alabama Bogs, Southern Rose Garden... Take your Pic, but don’t Pick.

The authentic Japanese Tea House, arch entrance, bridges, Bamboo Forest, Zen Garden, and Bonsei... read more

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2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223-1800
+1 205-414-3950
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Reviewed yesterday

Totally worth walking through. Large Japanese Gardens, and many other trails and areas. Morning is a great time to go when its less crowded.

Thank Mindwanderer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The authentic Japanese Tea House, arch entrance, bridges, Bamboo Forest, Zen Garden, and Bonsei House, are to be taken in with ease, so don’t rush! In fact, you may want to plan to visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on multiple days and take in each...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the gardens in July and since we knew it would be super hot, so we got there right when it opened at 6AM and it was so peaceful and quiet; beautiful to walk around. Very old feeling garden and lush.

Thank Verris1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Completely beautiful!! Everything is breathless. Love coming here, anytime regardless of the season.

Thank Serenity J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very attractive garden. Well maintained with a large variety of plants and flowers. I found the workers very helpful when asked a question about a particular plant or arrangement.

Thank 363dennis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in September. It was a peaceful venue to enjoy a beautiful day. Parking and entry are free. Peak flower season was behind us but the 65 acres remained beautiful with about 12 distinct gardens, informative markers and comfortable seating...More

Thank LabCruiser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so impressed the gardens were open in the early morning hours. It was misting rain so there were not a lot of people in the gardens. It was quiet and beautiful. Our favorite was the Japanese gardens. We saw workers and they were...More

Thank Billie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the free access and easy walk from neighboring Grand Bohemian Hotel. Toured the grounds at my own pace. Paths were well maintained as were the individual gardens. Visit missed the prime flowering season - but nonetheless lovely.

Thank djaungst66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends who live in Birmingham took us here as part of our one day whirlwind tour of Birmingham. We only saw 1/2 of the gardens because it was very hot when we visited. The grounds are beautiful. Nice way to get your steps in. I...More

Thank webbgirl49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dunn Formal Rose Garden held a colorful variety of roses to enjoy and photograph. I suspect that the blooms would have been more lovely at a different time in the growing season. I visited in September. Still butterflies fluttered around adding to the enchantment...More

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4 September 2017|
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Response from Wladovich | Reviewed this property |
I seem to recall that dogs are fine. I assume yours is well behaved, so he/she should be welcome. Bring doggie bag!
4 September 2017|
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Response from vcb57 | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed.
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Wladovich | Reviewed this property |
I believe the gardens are open 7 days a week during reasonable hours. Plenty of parking