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Address: Godivari, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Good place for birdwatching near Kathmandu

With a little traffic, take only 1 hour from Kathmandu to here. During our visit, flowers are blooming beautifully. Toilets need an improvement. In 4 hours walking, we saw... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
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Kupang, Indonesia
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National Botanical Garden is the government entity. which collect different plants and perform study and research works. and this place also accommodate beautiful and peaceful garden slightly away from city crowd. where we can perform recreational activities like morning or evening walk, meditate, yoga, gathering. but this place is strict on crowd and waste. if you are a nature lover... More 

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Udaipur, India
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409 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you have time this is the place to visit , one hour from Capital , this is nice garden cum picnic spot, nice flora and fauna. well kept , you will see some local varieties of Nepal in flowers and plants , good place for birding too.

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Naarden, The Netherlands
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212 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It's a great escape from the dust and filth of the city and the pond with it's 7m commemorative pillar is stunning. And that's about it. The variety in plants, flowers and trees is far from impressive. And like at most places in Nepal, maintenance is highly required, but that's the norm in this utterly poor country. To enjoy the... More 

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Kupang, Indonesia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

With a little traffic, take only 1 hour from Kathmandu to here. During our visit, flowers are blooming beautifully. Toilets need an improvement. In 4 hours walking, we saw buzzard, whistling thrush, redstart, turtle-dove, barbet, parakeet, treepie, crow, tit, warbler, bush-robin, sparrow, swallow, white-eye, babbler, and flycatcher.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I went to see the new biodiversity garden which was planted in a collaboration and to celebrate the union between the UK/Nepal. You can see lots of native fauna that are trying to be kept and re-introduced to the landscape. They're is also a wonderful orchid house and colourful terrace.

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Mantua, Italy
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51 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

There are no many natural gardens or places to visit within the Valley and this is unique. The diverse plant species, flowers, prestine nature and walk within the gardens is stunning. Not to miss.

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Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The botanical gardens located about 25 km from Kathmandu, is laid out in a fairly large area and makes for a refreshing walk amidst shady trees and a meandering stream. Needs more maintenance and care of plants and the surroundings, though. The park authorities dont allow plastic bags or toys such as balls to be taken inside, but we could... More 

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New Delhi, India
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A good picnic spot. Filled with greenery (Duh!), there are also some artificial waterfalls around. There's an entrance ticket as well but its pretty cheap.

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

A good place to go around specially for nature loving people.. there is a artificial water fall and a huge collection of flowers and beautiful surroundings to walk around.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I nhave been to National Botanical Gardens in Nepal with my friend while I was in Nepal. This is really beautiful place , I feel this place is as like as paradise of Kathmandu. I recommend to everyone to visit there, please. b

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