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Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

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Address: Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
Phone Number: +91 99233 65432
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Educational private garden in the center of Pondicherry.in a short place,...

Educational private garden in the center of Pondicherry.in a short place, you can discover many flowers of Tamil Nadu, with information on the botanical names of many sort that you will have the opportunity to meet in your journey in India.Jacques created this very restful place of exchanges and sharings of knowledge with besides the exhibitions of painting, photography and sculptures.

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Looks Like Abondoned Place

It doesn't seem anybody cares about the garden. Looks totally unmaintained. Isn't worth neither the 50-rupee entrance fee nor time.

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It doesn't seem anybody cares about the garden. Looks totally unmaintained. Isn't worth neither the 50-rupee entrance fee nor time.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a poorly maintained small park than a botanical garden. Only attraction is a toy train which goes around the property in case you do not want to walk through the garden on your own. I would suggest one to skip this if you are in Pondi for a short stay and want to see more.

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Pondicherry, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a pondicherrian i like this place very much. When i was a kid i learnt cycling and so many things there. Jolly train for kid add additional beauty to this place and cheap too. Kid love this place a lot. aquarium and musical fountain also there. But we can see young couples/lovers in some place that would be quit... More 

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Thank Babusadha
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must say, the garden is very well maintained. Good for all ages. With its play area & toy train, the place presents good attraction for the kids as well. Good cool place to sit, relax & enjoy nature's beauty. One can see many varieties of trees here.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is more for children. Good fact to know that Life of Pi movie was shot here. Offers a train ride, has Lotus pond, aquariums with different fishes and some swings for children.

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Thank Saurabh2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best place in Pondicherry.kids are very enjoying this place.Train travel is very awesome.Also we see Very old biggest tree, aquarium etc.

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Thank Anandh .
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We can enjoy our time here and trees look so pleasant to us and we can get full enjoyment,there was small train inside garden for riding around the garden,more things to see and enjoy our holidays here in nice manner

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Thank Ashok K
Pondicherry
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

interesting visit, don t miss the coton tree... the biggest i have ever seen, also african mahogany (oldest of the country)... Scientific name of the trees would be appreciable.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a very nice park and garden to visit in Pondicherry. Most of the old trees are there now. The place is very big, but the play area is not up to mark. Maintenance is not good.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Our experience was good, it's good for a visit with young children.The park was very enjoyable, the joy train ride was good.It wil be great if they do necessary maintainance.

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