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Jardin Botanique de Kisantu

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The Botanical Garden of Kisantu is the most beautiful botanical garden in the Democratic Republic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steeve P
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Very beautiful

I felt sorry for the crocodile but the garden itself is very lovely and absolutely worth several... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
BP 108 Inkisi-Kisantu, Kisantu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
+243 817 798 139
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Botanical Garden of Kisantu is the most beautiful botanical garden in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was founded over a century ago by a missionary. The entrance fee is about $5 per person. Inside, you will find thousands of trees, thousands of...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I felt sorry for the crocodile but the garden itself is very lovely and absolutely worth several hours if in Kisantu.

Thank neflyer13
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We were a party of 10 so I booked a table at the restaurant in the Jardin Botanique a few days beforehand. The staff arranged for us to sit round one long table and served a first class buffet. The shady restaurant looks out on...More

Thank paullatham36
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We went for a lightning tour with a large group, and we really enjoyed it. The gardens are large and really you should just look around. The place is not perfect and could do with more money but it has a dreamy quality with some...More

Thank Martijn t
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I visited the garden with friends and had lunch at the restaurant inside the garden. It’s a big area where you can walk, bike or even drive with the car... the cost is 5000cdf for the expats and 2500cdf for Congolese. The restaurant had really...More

Thank LisaM8065
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The Botanical garden is just wonderful. You can walk around for hours and enjoy nature and silence. At the end of the garden is a small river with great view. It's also very clean and well cared of. I only would keep the few animals...More

1  Thank V Z
Reviewed 25 February 2016

its a 1h30 min drive from kinshasa city center but its worth the trip, beuatifull botanical garden with a lot of colours

Thank NikAnast
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect getaway from Kinshasa for nature's lovers, the botanical garden is very well conserved and presents several varieties of plants and flowers, both endemic and coming from other countries, although plants and flowers are not the only inhabitants of the garden! A guided tour is...More

2  Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We visited the Botanical Gardens while staying at Mbuela Lodge, 10 minutes away. There is a Guest House located within the Gardens, which we have heard is clean and air conditioned, and approximately $10/night. We had an excellent guide, who tailored our tour to our...More

1  Thank TroisChatsLies
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