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Jardim Botanico

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Address: Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-456, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 239 855 233
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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What a city might looked like when plants have taken over!

A beautiful place to walk through. You feel like your transported into another planet! A romantic place to go for a stroll through, I imagine quite a few people propose there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
Julian B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very calm and relaxing park with lots of exotic species and lovely places to sit and enjoy nature in the middle of the city. It is not too crowded so very pleasing overrall

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Thank Miguel P
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a nice green space but has various closed off pathways and no explanation as to whether we could get out of the park at another gateway to the one we entered at by the aqueduct. There is an amazing, large SkyGarden with ropes and raised walks across a valley, open 10-20 in summer but not open in winter... More 

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Thank isay55
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

great chill out spot, theres a high ropes course in the park too. Nice place for taking photos and having a picnic

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Thank Hannah R
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141 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I love gardens and take every opportunity. This garden has splendid layout with very old trees, shady areas, seats and water features. It could be amazing. However, many areas were closed off with big iron gates, meaning that the area to be explored was quite small. I wished I had taken my gloves and secateurs and given them a hand... More 

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Thank Tassylass
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have visited more than 5 botanical gardens throughout my life until now and this one is definitely the less exciting. Nothing much to see or to explore with minimum explanation and indication, however its location near the river gives you some nice spots for good photographs. You should expect some winds.

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Thank JobelK
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Beautiful big trees protect you from the hard sun. Try to grasp a snak and a coffe or soft drink and enjoy the views. Wander and admire the beautiful trees. Not the kind of manicured "artificial look" botanical garden.

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Thank Egonzal7
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

A beautiful place to walk through. You feel like your transported into another planet! A romantic place to go for a stroll through, I imagine quite a few people propose there! The well established gardens full of shaded benches and water features a great place to escape the bustle of a touristy city.

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Thank Julian B
Coimbra, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

A garden that provides both silence and shadows when you are visiting the city centre and needed for a quiet place to sit-down a bit. Lots of flora species.

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Thank LuMeCe
Marlton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Paths not clear, easy to go from where they want you to see to where they don't want you to be. Either way it was well kept and gorgeous.

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Thank ShawnC-NJ
Coimbra District, Portugal
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A whimsical magic place in the middle of the city. A way to escape the noisy and busy city life, calm and very beautifull garden, with a very rich history, wich allows for a small round the world trip. A real must visit when in Coimbra.

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Thank Ângela G

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