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Jardin Botanique Lausanne

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Address: avenue de Cour 14Bis, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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A nice walk but...

It's a pleasant walk but not recommended if you have a stroller. To reach the top of the hill where you can enjoy a nice view of the lake you gotta take several steps and it's not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2012
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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2012

This is a nice park in Lausanne. Pack a picnic, take a nice stroll, and live life like a local. When we lived in Lausanne it was a great place to run.

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Tadcaster, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

Interetsting plants, but nothing was at its best and lots and lots o weeding would be needed to tidy it up - The Swiss seem to be good at tidy ormally. Great views but for the plants go earlier in the year than October

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2012

It's a pleasant walk but not recommended if you have a stroller. To reach the top of the hill where you can enjoy a nice view of the lake you gotta take several steps and it's not practical at all with a stroller. Overall it's a nice botanical garden to spend a visit.

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Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

It's not like a normal botanical garden as you've expect, meaning not to many flowers and floral ornaments, it's more like a park, with a spiral structure and when you get to the top, there is a nice view of the city. Nice place to spend some relaxing time

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maynooth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2012

We brought a picnic and had it on the grass, then walked around the gardens. There is a fountain and small pond on the grounds and some children were swimming, so the kids had a paddle. Lovely spot to spend a few hours and no charge. I don't know how impressed any major gardeners would be with the gardens themselves... More 

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Hue, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012

There are many plants and flowers in the garden and the layout is beutiful. Easy to find. Good place to stop by to relax during your trip.

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Thank Oranji
Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

Lovely location but rather untidy, flower beds not managed and graffiti on seats etc

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

The garden provides a lovely hike up to some wonderful views of the lake and town. It is free and was nearly empty on a hot Saturday afternoon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

whilst this is not the most striking of botanical gardens, it is a perfectly pleasant walk up and down a grassy knoll, amongst the plants. it's also free, which considering the price of everything else in switzerland, will come as some respite! but the real joy is the view from the top. yes it's lake geneva and the alps again,... More 

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Kolding, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

This park really surprised me, because i didn't expect this little hill which is the park. walking up the little hill you reach a lovely plateau with an outdoor scene. and on the "hillside" there are lovely flowers and trees. A sweet place in Lausanne

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