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Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

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Educational private garden in the center of Pondicherry.in a short place, you can discover many flowers of Tamil Nadu, with information on the botanical names of many sort that you will have the opportunity to meet in your journey in India.Jacques...more
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Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know it’s only Rs 50 but I still feel cheated. Hard to image trees growing out of bare earth being called a garden. The pathways are unkempt and the additional attractions offered within aren’t worth mentioning. Poor show.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TomLinda1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big play area for kids to spend quality time.Old trees and aquarium are attractive.Very good place for Fish watchers,variety of fishes are maintained well. Scenic spots to take good photos with kids. Glass&Green house are there.Maintenance could have been better.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

A welcome break from the concrete jungle . Peaceful and serene surroundings with s wide variety of Flowers. Plants & Trees . A good respite on a hot afternoon !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank K1T2R3
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Disappointing, not well maintained, most things are in disarray, shelled out 50r for forieginer to visit this, oh dear

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The garden was very big and you can see a lot of greenery. There were certain areas that needs to be well maintained like the lotus pond

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Siddhantjain
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is less of a botanical garden, more of an overpriced slum come rubbish tip, with unfriendly staff. (Not the normal friendly helpful Indian people) Nothing like the pictures on the internet, rubbish everywhere, the Lilly pond was all dead, dirty & full of rubbish,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lezz2017
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Located in the middle of the Pondicherry, between the railway station and bus stand.. Started by the French colonists. Perrottet was the man transforming the park into botanical garden in 1831. Sprawling 22 acres with many species of plants, but most of the placards missing.....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ramanamurthy_NV
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Small place but full of excitement...one would enjoy toy train and various trees which are never seen in other parts of india.we liked the short visit and the serenity it provided.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank goanfox
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was a average visit just one place out of the list.. Not much to do here. It's well maintained full of greenery. Toy train is missing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank anoop s
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We went in the second week of June. The toy train was not working and under maintenance. There was nothing much to do here. They have a fountain show in the evening and an aquarium(with a separate entry ticket) which the kids might enjoy. Yes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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