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Botanical Gardens

Rua Doutor Salvador Franca | Jardim Botânico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90690-000, Brazil
+55 51 3320-2027
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An amazing place to share nature and relax. Beside virtually abandobed by governement (it's a... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
LRVerane
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Porto Alegre, RS
Beautiful park for an afternoon visit

A big variety of trees and plants, most of them properly tagged and named. A beautiful part with... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Grace I
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The Botanical Gardens contains approximately 43 hectares. Also at the Gardens: the Natural Sciences Museum headquarters, a Germplasm Bank, a Seed Bank and a Sapling Terrarium.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“snakes” (3 reviews)
“nature” (4 reviews)
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Rua Doutor Salvador Franca | Jardim Botânico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90690-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

An amazing place to share nature and relax. Beside virtually abandobed by governement (it's a public space) the employees do all their best to keep the place at the best

Thank LRVerane
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A big variety of trees and plants, most of them properly tagged and named. A beautiful part with pine trees and several varieties Auracarias. The natural history museum is located in the park and has free entrance. They have some very old local dinosaurs on...More

Thank Grace I
Reviewed 26 November 2016

for those of us from coming North America, this was an awesome place to visit. A totally different world. I am nit sure I recognized any of the exotic plants. There is no printer material in other than Portuguese, and the staff didn't speak English,...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

As just a park it is quite good, lots of green and a nice lake with turtles. But as a botanical garden I expect a lot more structure, there were no labels on the trees or plants which would tell us what is what, the...More

Thank akirakio
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I had a really good time at the botanical gardens in Porto Alegre. It's lush green and perfect for a picnic. There's also a museum where you can check out snakes.

Thank wellingtonregis
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Wilderness with rare black swans in the midle of the city. Note, however , respecting certain distance from them because they are territorial animals .

Thank PadillaLuiz
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is one of the nicest place to check around the city, if you feel like nature. First: It's really safe, so you can have a picnic there, or just chill in the sun with no worries at all. Second: Snakes museum, if you feel...More

Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Nice place to come with children, closes at 17 h. Look carefully there are a few animals watching at you from everywhere.

Thank VPG23
Reviewed 21 July 2015

My addill 15 visit the park between October and November, It is spring season, and the flowers will be beautiful. Good for pictures.

Thank Bruna_Boneberg
Reviewed 1 July 2015

BEEEEEEAUTIIIFUUUULLLL!!!! Visit if you have time. Not a MUST see but it its nice specially if you come with your kids, Have fun!

Thank DudaBarth
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