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San Francisco Botanical Garden

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1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
+1 415-661-1316
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Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden, one of the most diverse gardens in the world. The Botanical Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,500 different kinds of plants from around the world.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
Golden Gate Park
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+1 415-661-1316
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"golden gate park"
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"redwood grove"
in 27 reviews
"plants and trees"
in 19 reviews
"succulent garden"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful gardens"
in 26 reviews
"sf residents"
in 10 reviews
"meandering paths"
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"wide variety of plants"
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"plant life"
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"enjoy nature"
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"different sections"
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"flora and fauna"
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"japanese garden"
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"admission fee"
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"per adult"
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"couple hours"
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"tea garden"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of orchids which are native in abundance in San Francisco.One hundred year old philodendron giving me a new respect for the species.Well loved and cared for collection.A relaxing and beautiful visit.

Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a place to find yourself to go inside you , with a beauty nature and the open skyes, with a smell to remenmber

Thank Jorge W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Botanical gardens are usually lovely. This one is nice and worth a visit, although nothing special about it. Since it is located in Golden Gate Park, it can be combined with a visit to another of the Park's venues. If you are visiting San Francisco,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently spent two hours walking through the Garden on a clear, cool winter Saturday morning. Fabulous! The Garden is very well designed and laid out by geographic regions. It is a serene place to rejuvenate the spirit. The research shows that time spent in...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This garden is huge, with many named sections, each for a particular country/region. But many 'countries' only have small variety of plants. Nothing spectacular. The description for the plants and the markings for the paths can be improved. It costs $8 per person. We walked...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This place is great for the entire family. The grounds are amazingly well taken care of. You could easily spend half a day here.

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

You normally have to pay to enter the gardens but on holidays such as the New Year’s Day (and few other holidays) the botanical gardens are free. We went around 10:30am and had a great time. Lots to see there from succulents garden to plants...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The botanical garden is quite impressive with a lot of small trails winding through various parts of the garden in order to get closer-up views of the various plants. The garden is divided into areas, such as Australia, California, Chile, etc, with plants native to...More

Thank tinaNtravel
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

If you enjoy a quiet stroll in a beautiful landscape containing plants from around the world, this is the place for you! The grounds are lovely and the plants are fabulous. If you need to get lunch, use the exit closets to Lincoln/9th street. There...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

If you like Japan Culture you should visit this park, entrance fee is very symbolic but the nature is amazing !

Thank Ece A
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DannyJoeQuinn
22 January 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
Think it was $8.00 for an adult.
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ExplorerSB
7 November 2017|
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Response from cptoo | Reviewed this property |
Golden Gate Park does not have the Fall colors that you have in the East. But it is an amazing horticultrula PArk with many gardens, a great Arboretum with amazing plants, and many fine wlaking trials in peace and... More
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Deidre R
15 July 2017|
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Response from Beachlover1425 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I would agree with a couple of earlier responders. I didn't see any dogs so I would say no. You could always call and ask. However, there is a huge complex there beside the botanical garden and lots of park space where... More
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