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Botanical Garden of Cienfuegos

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Nice botanical garden

the botanical garden is very large it can be visited partially by car and by foot contains a lot of... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Daniel19721972
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Leuven, Belgium
beautiful Botanical Garden with good guides.

Its worthwihle to take a guide for some 10 CUC's. Highly eduacated botanical specialists let you... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Eric V
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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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The Botanical Garden of Cienfuegos is considered one of the richest in the Americas because of the richness of its collections. We find it located in areas surrounding the current Pepito Tey Central, about 15 km from the city of Cienfuegos, the...more
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Km 15, CS | Pepito Tey, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

the botanical garden is very large it can be visited partially by car and by foot contains a lot of nice trees, shrubs and flowers

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I chose to book personal tour via Cubanacan, a reservation agent that has several offices in the city of Cienfuegos. It's easy to find. The Botanical Gardens has a significant presence in Cuba, and the history is quite interesting. It's a botanical research centre initiated...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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juanarielt, Colaborador at Botanical Garden of Cienfuegos, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. It is an honor you enjoyed in the garden

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Fifteen minutes from Cienfuegos you will find theJardin botanical gardens. We arrived by a bright green taxi and then we explored the gardens , they mostly trees from around the world and quite a lot from Australia. It was a lovely day very warm and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

As one other reviewer said this is not a flowery place but a park where you can see many different trees that grow in Cuba. The best thing about our tour was the speaker whose English was fine and he had a great sense of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Mainly dedicated to trees and not flowers. Beautiful in spring with blooms galore. Get a good guide from gardens because nothing labeled and you will miss a wealth of information. Go in am to avoid heat.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 355stevez
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Its worthwihle to take a guide for some 10 CUC's. Highly eduacated botanical specialists let you see plants, trees and teir history through another pair of spectacles. They take teir time for you (1-2 hours)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eric V
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We came on our own and were placed in a big, mixed group with a guide who was more interested in telling jokes than serious guiding. Besides, he had to guide both in English and French, which was a difficult and time-consuming task. We left...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank EvaJ390
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We had the great good luck of seeing this with one of the staff who not only spoke good English but had a great sense of humor. Everyone had a great time, learned a lot about the flora in the Garden and found it interesting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is a grueling drive thru country side that is nice but roads in bad shape for large buses. Once again there was no English speaking guide, so rather than listen to the lecture twice, I skipped ahead to the lovely bar/restaurant at the end...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BeBe J
Reviewed 5 March 2018

As others have said, you won’t find brick pathways lined with bougainvillea or manicured flower beds here. This is a natural garden which apparently in Cuba means overgrown grounds with some interesting trees that are sorely in need of pruning. It was a beautiful day...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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hostplus6
24 July 2018|
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You can hire guides in English or French at the entrance of the garden
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Breanne H
23 March 2017|
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At the garden entrance you can hire a guide who speaks English or French
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Lynn F
26 January 2017|
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Yes, all week
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