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National Botanic Gardens

National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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A nice morning visit

I took a morning walk to the gardens. There is no admission charged. I did buy a map of the grounds... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A gem in Glasnevin

You will appreciate this great gem by just going there. Had not been here for many a year and was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
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National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
+353 1 804 0300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I took a morning walk to the gardens. There is no admission charged. I did buy a map of the grounds which was so helpful in exploring all the different areas. The area that I enjoyed the most was the native Ireland section The Botanical...More

Thank QueenMimi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You will appreciate this great gem by just going there. Had not been here for many a year and was delighted to have made a recent trip. It has some wonderful exotic fruits and tropical plants which you can enjoy by taking the tree line...More

Thank KevinR0057
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always loved Botanic Gardens in Dublin, but the new addition of "Sculpture in context" elevates the experience even further. It's like a game of hide and seek, where you keep on discovering new sculptures behind every corner, hidden amongst the trees or in the...More

Thank _katarina_filipovich
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely green space with lots of interesting plant species, old buildings, and walk ways. the rose garden is beautiful in the summer and there are squirrels aplenty for some added amusement. Great for a family or just a walk with friends.

Thank George R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent most of the day and I didn't get to see everything. This is a beautiful botanic garden. The greenhouses are spectacular and the outside gardens are nice, even in December. You could most of the day just walking the grounds. Also, stop for...More

Thank kilhill
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love flowers & beautiful trees, this is the place to visit, it is fabulous, so many little paths to explore

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a Saturday morning here on my own and wisely booked a guided tour. Tours require at least two people to sign up, and luckily for me a mother and her two sons signed up at the last minute. The guide was super informative, and...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a good place for those who enjoy pants, trees, nature, etc. For the others is a good walk anyway.

Thank mfg604
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the botanic gardens in December and were pleasantly surprised. There is no entry fee, the grounds were really well groomed, there was a multitude of huge glass houses with all varieties of exotic plants. We had a good stroll around the grounds...More

Thank Athenry72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked walking there. The park looks like colorful oasis at Autumn in the city. I recommend this place for all people which like nature and flowers.

Thank Inga M
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Marina0071 | Reviewed this property |
Free! In Ireland, most of the things with a word "National" attached to it are free.
5 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
No it is free entry, there are donation boxes though. There is a,small gift shop and a cafe with a good selection of food/drinks - reasonably priced. On a side note there is a lovely old cemetery behind the gardens and The... More
11 November 2016|
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Response from jennifer e | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain as we visited the garden in September. I think it would be lovely anytime of year!