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National Botanic Gardens

National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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Well worth the experience!

We were on the Hop on Hop off bus and were recommended this place. We had our packed lunch here in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KEVIN R
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London, United Kingdom
hidden treasure

im 32 and lived my whole life in dublin and only just visited here, its not what i expected at all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Louise D
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
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+353 1 804 0300
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were on the Hop on Hop off bus and were recommended this place. We had our packed lunch here in the April sunshine and thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance. I am sure there is a better time to visit in the year when there is...More

Thank KEVIN R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

im 32 and lived my whole life in dublin and only just visited here, its not what i expected at all. its like you are transported to a different place. Its stunning for a walk even if you arnt knowledgeable on plants, and its totally...More

Thank Louise D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The national Botanical gardens is one of Ireland’s hidden gems.The gardens and grounds are magnificent.An hour here flys by as you walk among the beautiful plants and trees.Do yourself a favor and relax in the Botanic Gardens for an hour or two.The other amazing thing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Must admit I was expecting a little more from this place. Admitted everything was late this year coming into bloom, but even so, have been to better botanical gardens.

Thank carolina7
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning! Beautiful place to relax! Lovely walk for a Sunday. Amazing flowers and attractions! Recommended!

Thank anka123426
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the perfect setting for a reunion with friends from the past. We enjoyed the variety of trees, flowers and plants.Everything is well labeled so it is not jusdt beautiful but informative as well.

Thank Restful M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a bird safari today that was hosted by the Botanic Gardens, in their Glasnevin grounds. It was enjoyable and informative, I would recommend this tour if you are starting out on your bird indentification journey. This tour was free but booking is essential.

Thank Emily G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful spot for a walk lovely Restaurant in the grounds, very easy to reach from the City Centre,

Thank isobeltobin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden gem about 2 miles outside Dublin, the hop on hop off bus will also take you there, but we walked. It's split up into several different glass houses. Some contain succulents, others rare plants from all over the world. Highlight is the extremely hot...More

Thank Ryan W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suitible of all - families, singls, couples. Free of gharge!! Old glashouses were wonderful and outside pathways were well maintained.

Thank Jatta H
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SummertimeSun
27 January 2018|
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Response from dublindweller2015 | Reviewed this property |
March should be okay...not in full bloom but Spring will be here. Why not check out their we site and see if there is a free guided tour when you are here and / or an exhibition on.
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sueduck2017
20 July 2017|
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Response from Marina0071 | Reviewed this property |
Free! In Ireland, most of the things with a word "National" attached to it are free.
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meryphotos
5 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
No it is free entry, there are donation boxes though. There is a,small gift shop and a cafe with a good selection of food/drinks - reasonably priced. On a side note there is a lovely old cemetery behind the gardens and The... More
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