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San Francisco Botanical Garden

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1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370
+1 415-661-1316
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Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden, one of the most diverse gardens in the world. The Botanical Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,500 different kinds of plants from around the world.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370
Golden Gate Park
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+1 415-661-1316
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"golden gate park"
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"redwood grove"
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"plants and trees"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have a green thumb, this is the place for you. If you don't have a green thumb....this is still the place for you. Come in the spring when everything explodes!!

Thank CantsitstillJohn
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have always loved exploring the local Botanical Gardens on our travels, so it is understood that if we had a few hours free, we would visit this one. We are so glad we did. There were many areas to explore here. They are neatly...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Simply beautiful. A lovely stroll through a magnificent park! There is so much to see, to touch, to smell, and to marvel at. Well worth your time!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I could of spent the whole day in there.. I love flowers. I love reading about them and seeing them. I felt I learned a little bit more about plants and flowers and that was nice...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very diverse botanical garden that’s located in Golden Gate Park. It’s very enjoyable to walk and appreciate all the plants. It is also located near two world class museums, walking distance. Muni public transportation is available to take you there and back...More

Thank muur777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a few hours walk through the Botanic Gardens looking at their different areas representing different regions of the world. A nice, quiet experience and very interesting.

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inspiring ideas for your own garden or balcony or containers. Kids ran and laughed and explored many side paths, adults strolled and laughed and talked.

Thank heatherkoshinsky
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful walk through the gardens reminded me of my trip to Japan. We have been to San Francisco before, we did all the major tourist things so it was time to just take a walk through the gardens and enjoy its beauty.

Thank K B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best things about the botanical gardens is the number of paths and walkways available to meander through the gardens....themed to different regions around the world. One moment you’re looking at native California flora and then it’s off to Africa or Asia. The...More

Thank ElTouristo61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to spend a few hours in San Francisco. The gardens are nicely laid out for easy walking and viewing. There are a lot of unique trees, flowers, plants and smaller pathways to explore. Very enjoyable!

Thank Sherri B
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Tatiana88
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Response from Chris500 | Reviewed this property |
No, you would need an umbrella.
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Tatiana88
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
No. It's all outdoors.
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DannyJoeQuinn
22 January 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
Think it was $8.00 for an adult.
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