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San Antonio Botanical Garden

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Address: 555 Funston, San Antonio, TX 78209
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A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33...

A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33 acres.

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A hidden gem. The gardens are a true treasure in San Antonio. Anyone visiting should walk around here. The green house is a marvel, as are all the gardens here. Locals and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A hidden gem. The gardens are a true treasure in San Antonio. Anyone visiting should walk around here. The green house is a marvel, as are all the gardens here. Locals and tourists need to be aware of this wonderful place.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited many botanical gardens, mostly to get photographs of wildlife and flowers that are not native to the region where I live. Maybe it was the time of year, but other than some daffodils, tulips and some orchids there really wasn't much to see here. The grounds are very well manicured and cared for. Some of the exhibits... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Japanese tea gardens which are in Brackenridge Park. It was free to enter these beautiful gardens. There are many trails to travel on and many beautiful rock formations to photograph. The ponds are filled with fish. These gardens are built on an old rock quarry. There is a cafe on the premises and a very scenic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you visit the cacti garden with some species reaching height over 2 meters and the lake to feed the turtles that sunbathe in dozens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in December, weather was pleasant, the gardens were really nice, enjoyed the fountains, good walking trails, visitor center situated in a really neat historic building.

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to the Botanical Garden during the Winter was very interesting. You get to see all the trees and plants in dormant state. The place looks so much bigger than in the Summer. I guess because the trees have no leaves! It is so quiet and relaxing. I highly recommend going every season of the year.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we went -we enjoyed the walking paths , birds and the pioneer homes- very quiet at this time of the year which made it pleasant to wander . We did not stop for coffee as it did not look too inviting -perhaps it was closed. Just as well as we planned to have lunch at the Pearl Brewery district... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great outdoor activity. We went during the winter month of February and still had many things to look at. The trails weren't as interesting and there were no roses but we still spent a couple hours there and enjoyed the plants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been there for a family event at Halloween with my children and husband, it was wonderful. Lots of activities and great opportunities to take professional looking photos!!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have already been to San Diego's, Brooklyn's, Edinburgh's (to name a few) botanical gardens/green houses, you will be truly disappointed. The green houses don't look functional, so the flora exposed is not really representative of the climates. The tropical green house have at least 60% of commercial plants and flowers, those you can buy everywhere. Most of the... More 

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