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Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
+91 99233 65432
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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.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good16%
  • Average32%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible24%
6 days ago
“Room for improvement”
1 week ago
“No upkeep and badly maintained”
Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
+91 99233 65432
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The gardens are spread across a vast area with some great finds like more than century old trees. Though I must say that the gardens are not well kept at all. The only highlight could be train ride for the kids and families to cover...More

Thank ShrutiAmbavat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just enough for an hour with kids on a not so sunny day which is hard to get in Pondi. The swings in park were dirty , not maintained , the only activity to enjoy was the short train ride. Wish the aquarium and other...More

Thank Shaziram
Reviewed 1 week ago

nicely laid out but untidy, good for sitting and watching the world go by. Interesting little museam reference its history, is worth a visist but not stunning

Thank marc l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If it was free this park would be OK, but because we have to pay it gets only 1 star. Its a shame.... Has potential to be beautiful but there is trash everywhere and not much upkeep of the grounds.

Thank Aravind S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Botanical Garden at Pondicherry is located at a very convenient place to reach from any part of the city.Autoriksaws are available in plenty.From Beach side hotels this Garden is about 2.5 KM away and can be reached by autorickshaw within 10 minutes at a fare...More

Thank Gautam B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Botanical Gardens are spread over a big area. The entry ticket is Rs. 20. It has an aquarium for which you have to purchase separate entry ticket of Rs. 10. It also has a toy train for which also there is separate ticket. It...More

Thank sladia
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I visited Pondicherry Botanical Gradens in August 2017 and although I enjoyed my visit, I thought some areas were a bit neglected

Thank Kakacm
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The botanical garden was not maintained properly, it has a toy train and an aquarium for which you will need to pay extra Rs10 each/ Adult and 5 for children apart from Rs.20 for entry into the garden. I liked the toy train ride which...More

Thank Mrinmoypaul
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It has the potential to be incredible, it has the ingredients of well established trees and other plants but it is in need of some serious TLC nothing a well organised voluntary based group couldn't sort out if it was established. Only rp50 to get...More

Thank Polly-Jeffcoat
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

In March 2016 we watched the movie Life of Phi. In the beginning of the movie, the main character's father runs a zoo in Pondicherry. The zoo, supposedly, was based on the botanical garden in Pondi. With VERY high romantic expectations of a green, lush,...More

1  Thank Viktoria Ö
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