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Jardin Botanico

Barrio Venezuela | Intersection Of Routes 1 And 847, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-763-4408
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Closed for hurricane repairs

Call before going. It cost us $50 in cab fares. A security guard stopped us at the entrance and... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Jesse B
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Lovely tour by tourist cart of gardens.

We learned so much on this tour. Our guide was very informative and stopped several times to... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
27rennie
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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Barrio Venezuela | Intersection Of Routes 1 And 847, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-763-4408
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"rio piedras"
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"tropical flora"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"peaceful place"
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"puerto rico"
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"take pictures"
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"gardens"
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"trails"
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"trees"
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"nature"
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"monet"
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Call before going. It cost us $50 in cab fares. A security guard stopped us at the entrance and said the gardens are closed as they are still working on repairs as of Dec 13

1  Thank Jesse B
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

We learned so much on this tour. Our guide was very informative and stopped several times to answer our questions, provide information, let us take pictures, collect seeds which can be used to make necklaces, and visit the "Monet" Garden. Everyone from 84 year old...More

2  Thank 27rennie
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Lovely place but not easy to get to on pubic transportation. But, yes.,, possible.. as we did it twice and enjoyed it very much both tiimes.

2  Thank Flutterjean
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

If you're interested in tropical flora, this is a must stop. Beautifully landscape gardens highlight the great variety of vegetation on the Island.

2  Thank afllendex
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This place is just beautiful but I wish more tourists visited and the government provided more funding to keep this place at the level it should be. It is not as well kept as would be ideal and it's being used far below its capacity....More

1  Thank MavMaldo
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place Many types of trees , palms, small lakes Gazebos Excellent to walk, run or read book Security and parking They open Saturday's and Sunday's but the web page don't say it They have areas that can be rent and do birthdays, nature conferences...More

2  Thank Alfredo G
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This botanical garden provides pathways shaded by beautiful trees. A place where you can walk and admire the vegetation at no cost. It is a peaceful place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city of San Juan.

2  Thank jmwpr
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Was able to go in before 7am and saw a small number of good local birds. Gardens seemed nice but not our focus.

1  Thank Blaine E
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Get fully inmersed into nature !!! Nature at its best ... Beautiful surroundings and orchid collection ! Enjoy !!!

4  Thank Sara_M_M
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

A garden with many different species, distanced from the main tour areas of metro San Juan. (Rio Piedras)

2  Thank barb58679
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Heidy A
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Response from elxapo | Reviewed this property |
Do not think so. But call ahead....
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16 January 2016|
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Response from Minerva R | Reviewed this property |
No, you must take a taxi. Its a few miles away.
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31 October 2015|
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