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Jardin de l'Etat

Place de Metz, Saint-Denis, Reunion Island
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Plenty of people visit this garden. Locals and school children as well as tourists. Museum at the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Neville S
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Nothings special but free in the city

It is a small garden in st. Denis, nothing special but a museum inside for €2. We spent a few hours... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
sunshinelpc
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Plenty of people visit this garden. Locals and school children as well as tourists. Museum at the back is another attraction. Big fish in the pond and and assortment of mature trees and palms give shade as you wander around.

Thank Neville S
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

It is a small garden in st. Denis, nothing special but a museum inside for €2. We spent a few hours in st. Denis before catching our flight home.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have strolled through the State Garden ever since I was a kid. It's full of the tallest and most ancient trees of Saint-Denis -except for the Banian on the waterfront. There used to be turtles a hundred-years old, and toddlers were allowed to sit...More

1  Thank Marie N
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Strange that this could be considered a worthwhile attraction, unless maybe we missed some part of these gardens (?). Went there on a Sunday, some people picnicking, some moderately attractive alleys, a closed museum and some people parading for sport under the flag of a...More

1  Thank JMGeneva
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

The lay-out of the garden is dull, at the verge of being ridiculous, it lacks information on the species and seems to be badly kept. Don't waste your time going there.

1  Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

A couple of large pond and walkways leading to the Natural History Museum do not make for much of a 'jardin'. Sadly we found it hard to be impressed after reading the torist blurb.

1  Thank freespirit1950
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

What a place is it?Nowhere in the world can one find so much plants and well kept.One has to see to believe

Thank Rajesh1402
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

It’s a botanical garden in the middle of the city of St. Denis which used to be called “Jardins du Roy”, This name was given to a garden created by the “Compagnie des Indes” (Jardin de la Compagnie) upon its removal to the present site...More

1  Thank periandro
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

you need to go through it to access the museum d'histoire naturelle, so you look a bit around...but there is not so much to see, apart some big trees

Thank PaulCroughs
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

In the time I've been (oct-nov) it was a small water like park in one corner of the Jardin, where children can play in water and is very very safe! I enjoyed that very much! I posted a photo to make an idea!

Thank Mitrache F
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