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National Botanic Gardens

National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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Lovely place to spend a day

Wonderful extensive gardens and hothouses with incredible plants. Restaurant very good food... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dublin, Ireland
Beautiful place

I would strongly recommend a visit to the Botanic Gardens. Fabulous colours at this time of year... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful extensive gardens and hothouses with incredible plants. Restaurant very good food reasonably priced but can be busy due to it's popularity

Thank MartinH_65
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I would strongly recommend a visit to the Botanic Gardens. Fabulous colours at this time of year. There is so much to see. My little companions love the huge greenhouses with the trickling water features, the family of turtles in the pond and the rushing...More

Thank Fitzgerald_home
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A fantastic and beautiful place for a walk and sunbathing (if the sun popes up behind the clouds). The botanical garden is quite big and there is many paths to choose from. It has several green houses with different plants and outdoor paths around big...More

Thank Ola Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing...just gorgeous. Walk around, take your time. A real gem. I walked around for 2 hours and wish I had spent another hour or so. THe flowers and trees are taken care of beautifully and the green-houses as well.

Thank Tamar J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This visit is completely free, you can spend a day there with friends or children. You can enjoy the glasshouses and discover many plants and flower species, have a walk and see some ducks and squirrels. You can take a beverages in the coffee shop...More

Thank nanne66
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful gardens I have seen. Family friendly, large greenhouses to walk through, beauty abounds.

Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The National Botanic Gardens are beautiful at any time of the year. The vast display of colour & diversity on display now is amazing. The restaurant is very accessible & one can dine outside on a fine day. The selection of freshly prepared food &...More

Thank gleesonpjm
Reviewed 5 days ago

Botanic gardens are free, an easy bus ride (83 or 83a) from the city, and very lovely. In particular we enjoyed the rock garden, rose gardens and amazing (huge) rhododendrons.

Thank sbeish
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very nice place to escape from the city busy week. It was a huge variety of plants and a lot of greenhouses where you can stroll around and get to know plants you'll never see in Europe. A must go place in...More

1  Thank Tiago S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited the Gardens whilst they had an Orchid exhibition on. Very well maintained gardens, borders, lawns, walkways, streams, plants and trees. Some wonderful glass houses with unusual plants from all over the world. Most plants and trees labeled for ease of identification. There could be...More

Thank CarolEWise
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do we have to pay to get in (even if we don't want a tour)?
5 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
No it is free entry, there are donation boxes though. There is a,small gift shop and a cafe with a good selection of food/drinks - reasonably priced. On a side note there is a lovely old cemetery behind the gardens and The... More
What's usually blooming in mid-April?
11 November 2016|
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Response from jennifer e | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain as we visited the garden in September. I think it would be lovely anytime of year!
Estera N
If we're going with a car,is there any carpark available? Thanks
8 July 2016|
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Response from Francisco V | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a paid carpark
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