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National Botanical Gardens

Fifth Street, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Nice place for a walk

It can be a nice walk, but it feels like maintenance of the place is rather minimal. They cut the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Andrei F
Harare, Zimbabwe
Thank you for your garden

The place is amazing. In short time you can learn so much and see all types of nature zones in Zim... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Nataliya B
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Fifth Street, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

It can be a nice walk, but it feels like maintenance of the place is rather minimal. They cut the grass, at least.

Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The place is amazing. In short time you can learn so much and see all types of nature zones in Zim. One problem - no one toilet there

Thank Nataliya B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Must see National Botanic Gardens only 4 km North of Harare City Centre in the suburb of Alexandria and also houses the impressive National Herbarium of Zimbabwe. The gardens showcase indigenous plants from Zimbabwe's woodlands and include most of the 750 species found in the...More

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The botanical gardens are a must visit for local and tourists alike who find themselves with a bit of time on their hands while in the Capital . Situated less than 20minutes away from the CBD , the garden is a peaceful stretch of land...More

Thank chelsymae
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My mum used to drag me round the gardens when I was younger and I remember it being more beautiful there were also more cacti which is what I wanted to see this time albeit more willingly! It is still a lovely place to get...More

Thank 55natty
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Okay, Okay, this is not exactly Kew or Kirstenbosch Gardens. Nonetheless - I have lived in Harare for the last four years and it has become a regular oasis of peace for me in the city. Like many places in Zim - It is easy...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Wonderful feeling of being out in the bush, the garden lay out i good in that they represent nearly all botanical regions of Zimbabwe

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We went to the Botanical Gardens recently and it was a great experience. There are many beautiful trees and plants and lovely green lawn to have peaceful and relaxing a picnic. We then went to the restaurant and had drinks and the staff were efficient...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Excellent bird watching with lots of different species around to watch in natural habitat. Plus trees named and the whole area set out with catering and car parking facilities.

Thank Barbara_England_2016
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I do recommend my friends local and abroad to take their time visiting this place. My time at this site was so exciting. I enjoyed the fresh air and natural green environment

Thank Lovemore Benefi... M
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