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The Botanical Garden (Gradina Botanica)

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One of the best relaxing place after a hard week

Among 40.000 different plants, you can take away yourself from a city life and feel the depth of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
sinan e
,
Bucharest, Romania
via mobile
Great for all ages

This is a great place over the summer and autumn, where you can walk around. It is quiet, big, with... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
967bogdana
,
Bucharest, Romania
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One of the more striking things about this beautiful botanical garden is the fact that it is located right next to an industrial centre, complete with cooling towers, chimneys churning out everything nasty-looking, and nasty smells. That small...more
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is a great place over the summer and autumn, where you can walk around. It is quiet, big, with a large pond in the middle where you can feed the koi fish. In the summer there are movie screening festivals where you can bring...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Among 40.000 different plants, you can take away yourself from a city life and feel the depth of the nature. İf you would like to have a light take away, follow up the large walking ways, if you would like to feel more the nature,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sinan e
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A very well curated botanical garden. Giving the visitor a feel of living very much close to the nature. A large variety of plants and trees brought from almost all parts of the world. A must visit for a nature lover.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I recently went to the botanical garden and was mildly disappointed. The price was pretty good considering the lack of specimens. The one interesting thing I was able to enjoy was the botanical museum, which was quite interesting. One of the main attractions the greenhouse,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JuanFest
Reviewed 23 September 2018

These impressive university gardens were founded in 1860 and span over 170,000 square meters. Among them you can find more than ten thousand different species of plants, about half of which grow in suitable greenhouses. This is a lovely place to spend your morning hours!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The entrance fees are very reasonable and highly recommend you see the botanical museum, it was small but very informative. The Garden itself was a big disappointment. The little lake they had was dry, weeds growing everywhere - not landscaped at all, and the one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I have to admit that this place is special for me. Here I spent days during school vacancies. It is a pretty large garden just outside the presidential palace. It is an alternative to the big city parks, very crowded in the summer. Entry is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ValiMV
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We visited this extensive garden on a quiet Monday afternoon in mid September. A map indicates areas of the garden and paths, but within the garden there are no directional signs. Roses were past their prime—a few specimens still had blossoms, but most had peaked....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

A bit difficult to find, but well worth the effort. Wonderful greenhouses, rose garden, shady paths. Excellent little cafe. Friendly staff who offered us the "seniors" reduction which made it a very cheap visit !

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Do not bother with this garden. They are so rude. We walked into the gardens and then realized that we should have paid. So we went to the main entrance, only to be told the garden was shut because it was raining a little bit....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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