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Only with GPS

You have to pay a couple tenge for the entrance. I missed better navigation around the park. I did... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Ivo R
Blansko, Czech Republic
In bloom

Just down the street from our Almaty hotel was the Botanical Garden and we did a walk through to... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
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8 Jul 2018
“Only with GPS”
13 May 2018
“must visit”
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Timiryazeva 36, Almaty 050040, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

You have to pay a couple tenge for the entrance. I missed better navigation around the park. I did not find the exit to Al-Farabi street. Is he there or not? Escaped through some gate with a barking dog. The garden is definitely interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ivo R
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Botanical Garden so well maintained that anybody viviting the place will like to stay there for ever.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vipinnanda
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We were ahead of the tourist season by a few weeks, however we stopped by the botanical garden anyway. We had to pay entrance free, but the place was obviously not ready for tourists. The place looked completely dead, I’m not sure why we even...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank FDWorldtraveler
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Just down the street from our Almaty hotel was the Botanical Garden and we did a walk through to see what they have in Kazakhstan. The gardens are quite well set up, easy walking paths, nice greenhouses, need a bit more signage for some of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It is really a good place to walk in, especially in the summer. There's a huge variety of flora species, japanese garden and pine forest.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Lana_scan
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Well, we visited here a cold Sunday morning at March under light snow and what an experience it was. With cracked narrow roads half covered with snow, empty concrete ponds filled with dead leaves, glasshouse locked and dark, nobody walking around but us, further into...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank emreesind
Reviewed 16 September 2016

well what can i say .... in the meadle of Almaty you will find tihs botanic garden which is not that friendly to english speakers. The woman in the entrance charge for 350 Tange ( 1 Dollar ) and does not speak english. Seems that...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank nvoferw
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Only the Japanese garden is worth a visit. The rest of the botanical garden is huge but needs some serious maintenance, seems like no one worked in it for the last 5 years.. Which is a pity!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LorraineVella0602
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Botanical Garden in Almaty is over a hundred hectares in area and is centrally located in Almaty. For a nominal entrance fee of about GBP 45 pence (July 2016), you can wander around the gardens. There is a Japanese garden which features a bridge....More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 3 February 2016

A great place to go to when the weather is good and you want to escape the city without going to far. A small but nice Japanese garden. Lots of trees and plants from all over the world in different parts. A cactus and tropical...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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