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A really beautiful way to spend a morning

The gardens are a really tranquil and relaxing way to spend a morning. They are fantastically... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ianhfraser
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Lovely garden

Beautiful,relaxing garden. Not too many flowers at this time of the year. Will definitely revisit... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Linda P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are a really tranquil and relaxing way to spend a morning. They are fantastically maintained, and there is such a diverse number of areas, plus there is an excellent cafe on site.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful,relaxing garden. Not too many flowers at this time of the year. Will definitely revisit in the summer. Lovely cafe,to relax at the end of the day or just to soak up the sun. Entry price is quite cheap. Free parking next to the park...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

These gardens are located in the Uithof, which is easily accessible from the city center. The gardens are beautifuly kept and show a great range of plants. A great getaway in the city of Utrecht.

Thank Annemieke B
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We spent half a day in this beautiful and calm garden. Also enjoyed the butterfly exhibition and the tropical green houses! Amazing just to walk around and enjoy the surroundings. The only negative part was that there was almost no explanations in English, the information...More

Thank Elisabet L
Reviewed 28 July 2018

What an amazingly place, so tidy and well cared for. Well worth the entrance fee as we spent a good few hours here. It is a little way out of town but we had bikes so this was ok. Had wonderful glasshouse areas and the...More

Thank debbiemerchant
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We spent ca 2.5 hours in this beautiful green garden located in the university Utrecht complex and we reached by walk only in 15 min from where we stayed near by. Actually it is a small garden in terms of area, but the setting is...More

Thank Bufejapmecom
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Delightful botanic garden with wide range of plants and tree species well labelled. Good information boards (only a few in English). Insect and bees homes. Educational areas on seed dispersal and pollination, pharmaceutical plants. Spot the hidden animals (stuffed) in the bamboo. Green/Glass house with...More

Thank travell_a_lot
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Located in the middle of Utrecht Science Park, this lovely educational garden is good place to wander around and enjoy the many different varieties of plants. Well worth a visit.

Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

These gardens were originally designed (in the 1960s) as a replacement of the former Hortus Botanicus in the centre of Utrecht, to teach biology and pharmacy students about plant species and families. Since the gardens were located at a fortress that once belonged to the...More

Thank MiOd
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We had spent few hours in the Gardens. Former fort. Nice lake. Interesting plants. Some exhibitions including shelves filled with objects inducing sincere interest in pharmacologists.

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