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Botanical Garden Kruidtuin

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Address: Kapucijnenvoer 30, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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+32 16 27 23 80

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Had a nice walk around with my girlfriend (a local), and was very impressed with the effort that goes into it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Samuel F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice walk around with my girlfriend (a local), and was very impressed with the effort that goes into it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Different kinds of plants from around the world and even a little pound at the back with fishes and nice birds.

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Bierbeek, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This botanical garden is situated just outside the town centre but still within walking distance of the Old Market Square. It has a nice range of flowers, plants and fruittrees in the greenhouse which has small paths and bridges over the improvised river. There is also a very nice selection of cactus brands. Outside there are extremely well maintained lawns... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Late November isn't a colourful time of year, but there was much to enjoy in this relatively small garden. The only drawback is that there is very little additional visitor information apart from the basic plant identification labels.

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Thank Gernsheim
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Even if you don't like going to the gardening like myself you should give it a try. it's so clean, beautiful types of flowers, trees. They have a must see exotics area, if you can't stand humidity you might need to be cautious. It is great for dates, family and or solo

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Even though it is not the best time of years to explore gardens, we thought we'd take the short walk on a Sunday morning to see this place, not least because we are always interested to see what plants of interest are looking good at this time of year so that we can get ideas for our own London garden.... More 

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Kessel-Lo, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Splendid gardens, splendid places where fruit trees and other plants are growing. Also beautifull green houses with exotic plants and flowers. To be recommended.

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Thank Vermylen
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This garden is basically my garden, since I'm lucky enough to live right next to it! It's big and beautiful and there is so much peace :). Lots of corners to discover. Amazing piece of green in the city!

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Heald Green
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Loved the place! The colours and diversity of plants was really nice. Tranquil and relaxing. Would love to visit at other times of the year.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Quite large botanical garden with free entrance. Several sections make it an interesting set-up. Many benches to sit and relax and the whole area was very quiet when we visited, maybe because it waa the end of the day and in October

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