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The Tropical Ravine House

Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 4902
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This is an amazing Victorian building that has been beautifully restored to all its glory. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mcmonScotland
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Scotland
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An absolutely brilliant refurbishment - well done Belfast!

Been here many times but now the refurbishment is finished, have to say they have made a great job... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terence K
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9032 4902
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing Victorian building that has been beautifully restored to all its glory. It is located near the Ulster Museum and is easily reached by public transport. It is a joy to behold.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here many times but now the refurbishment is finished, have to say they have made a great job of it. Easier access for wheel chair users and everything is clean and alive. Plants look fantastic and the blooms are magnificent. Lovely touch when the...More

Thank Terence K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a thoughtful and sympathetic restoration this attraction should deservedly entice many visitors. The redesign adds depth and interest, especially the waterfall which looks lovely and the sound is so relaxing. Close your eyes as the bird song whisks you away to the heart of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restoration of this unique Victorian building has been executed exceptionally well and this is now a Wotld Class visitor attraction of which Belfast can be very proud

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Beautifully revamped after a 3.8 million makeover. Easy access, leading into the first section, (entering from the front), which contains a lovely waterfall. Second section had more humidity and then a small pond feature at the back, leading to stairs and a lift, at the...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The tropical ravine is a great place to go for a day out because of the interesting things to see and do.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We went as a class for a day trip. This was an amazing experience for us super plants. And we got to taste lots of fruits. And a Gardner was there telling us about all the plants.Really Recommend this place.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Took P6+7 class for Tropical Feast activity. Wonderful improvements. Amazing experience for children. Super hands-on experiences. Local history links and geography well explained. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The newly refurbished Tropical Ravine House is a far cry from the old Victorian building that stood on the site with its rusted ironwork and broken windows. The new building took several years to complete but is now as good as anything you might find...More

Thank John A
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Went to visit the new Tropical Ravine yesterday and was very impressed. It was like stepping into such an exotic world without going on a plane. Some of the hibiscus were in bloom, they were highly fragrant. The humidity was maintained by an occasionally spray...More

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Zara L
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Response from Dondewande | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know. However personally I feel lower level best left to experts to ensure no human upset to display just for a photo.
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