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Il Giardino della Kolymbetra

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So unusual. Have a catered picnic

Another must experience. An ancient reservoir created in the 5th century BC as part of an... read more

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Ritz1165
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New York City, New York
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lovely but not unique

Lovely green spot in the hot sand of the Valley of the Temples, but honestly go to the seashore... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
haohuangpianist
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Claremont, California
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another must experience. An ancient reservoir created in the 5th century BC as part of an irrigation system made up of 75 km of of tunnels which is now a garden composed of lemon, almond, grapefruit trees and olive trees. Also, zucchini, tomato, rosemary an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely green spot in the hot sand of the Valley of the Temples, but honestly go to the seashore nearby instead for a cool seabreeze and delicious seafood.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The garden is situated within the Valley of the Temples historic site, but is administered by a different organisation - hence you have to pay a separate, additional, entry fee to go in, which is a bit of a disincentive, especially as the temples themselves...More

Thank warrensue2016
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

While visiting the Valley of Temples, a visit to the Kolymbetra Botanical Gardens was recommended. I really don't believe it is worth a separate admission....it is basically full of citrus trees and lots of mosquitos and small annoying gnats. I'd pass.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Entering in this garden is like arriving in Eden. ...a perfume of oranges and jasmine all around....The gardens are very beautiful and passing through it you can see the temple of Vulcano . You need to buy z separate ticket, that costs 6 euro.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The garden is beautiful and interesting. It made for a cool break from visiting the temples. But it is mainly an arboretum with citrus trees. And definitely not the most beautiful garden in Sicily!

Thank bangsibear
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Apparently this tree is hundreds of years old and is an olive tree. Guide was trying to explain to group i was interested as i love trees wow it is very large

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

It's confusing: signs from inside of the Valley of Temples to get to the garden. I descended, took a few pictures on the way but I was eventually asked for a ticket. I showed my ticket but a lovely English-speaking young lady told me that...More

1  Thank WAW-YMX-YUL
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We are told that this tree is 300 years old. It is a great specimen of an olive tree situated within the park that surrounds the valley of the temples. You may see several as you walk the area

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

An outstanding collection of citrus plants, well labeled. The black and white map they provide is hard to read; it was useless for keeping me well located. Regret that TripAdvisor did not give me the option of posting a picture a colored map.

Thank Bill E
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Dear Federica: Many thanks for your kind reply - that is something that sounds very nice - Leon
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