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San Francisco Botanical Garden

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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...more
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1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370
Golden Gate Park
+1 415-661-1316
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

By chance we happened to be there on a free day. The botanical garden is very spacious and beautiful. There are 2 entrances to this place. I like to use the map so that I do not backtrack to the same site and that is...More

Thank Vivien T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just $9 to get in to these huge gardens with some really interesting specimens from across the world. Don’t expect glass houses in these gardens - the temperate climate does however allow for a huge range of planting from the African Cape to the Tree...More

Thank BusinessTraveller710
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we have visited SF many times, we had never been to this gem. Plants and trees from many places around the world-so much to see and enjoy. We will definitely return when in the area. We do suggest that people bring a picnic lunch...More

Thank jsugarma
Reviewed 1 week ago

for those of us who have lived in SF, the garden has always been a special place. a quiet place with great beauty. helpful staff.

Thank jeffrey k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful botanical garden in Golden Gate Park. A place with different vegetations divided in regions and continents. A sunny day in the afternoon a walk through the park was perfect.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a bad place to go with an hour to kill in Golden Gate Park. Perhaps we'd been spoilt by Butchart Gardens in Vancouver, a few days before - but was a little lack lustre, and certainly nothing on Kew Gardens or similar places we've...More

Thank BridgetR50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Haight-Ashbury (which found to be tired and scruffy) so extended walk out into Golden Gate Park and visited the Botanical Gardens - pleasant stroll around the gardens which was interesting relaxing and peaceful.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I'm spoiled by having access to the Bronx botanical garden and other nice gardens but we felt this was a little on the small side. It was pretty and we liked the redwood Grove and fragrance garden. Some of the other sections were just...More

Thank Intrafinesse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem of San Francisco. These gardens are peaceful, beautiful and depending on your timing, you can often have them all to yourself. A great way to recharge your psychic batteries! Astoundingly, there is also free and abundant parking...a true rarity in...More

Thank Paleo77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience was breathtaking -- especially the Garden of Frangrances!! My best treat was visiting succulent gardens, such huge succulents ever grown. The eucalyptus grove was peaceful and serene. It requires a lot of walking but it's worth every bit of the $9 entrance fee....More

Thank Kathi C
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Fay R
8 September 2018|
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Response from vir94545 | Reviewed this property |
IF you like pizza go to Pasquales on the corner of 8th and Irving. This place has been there over 50 years. I firs went there when I was around 12 and I'm 67.
11 June 2018|
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Response from jenniferbautista888 |
Can we bring food?
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
No It is all outdoors