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Harare Gardens

Samora Machel Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
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A great green space!

This was a lovely and pretty big park in downtown Harare. Many people were there lounging in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Veronica F
Just to walk through...

Not typically a "go to" place when in Harare, but it is a bit refreshing if you happen to be moving... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Harare, Zimbabwe
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“fresh air” (3 reviews)
Samora Machel Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely and pretty big park in downtown Harare. Many people were there lounging in the sun. I enjoyed walking through very much, but chose to lie down and really relax at the National Gallery next door. I was warned about pickpockets in...More

Thank Veronica F
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Not typically a "go to" place when in Harare, but it is a bit refreshing if you happen to be moving that side of the city. I had a challenge rating it because it is not a good picnic option neither is it much of...More

Thank 709r
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The Harare Gardens are a very pleasant place to relax after a busy day. During lunch time one can take a stroll around the park and enjoy the cool environment away from the busy streets.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The upkeep of the garden sometimes leaves much to be desired but my recent visit showed it to be now well kept and inviting. The garden is endowed with unique fauna which is best in September to December and radiates an ambience of serene calmness....More

Thank perkinsmuredzi
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Once beautiful park, unfortunately not well maintained. Nice little patch of green in the city center, used by locals on their way to office. Many people hanging out and relaxing on the green, not advisable to go as tourist on your own or in the...More

Thank Franjul
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Its an okay kinda place where you can relax briefly if you wanna briefly escape from the hustle and bustle of Harare life. It can get quite congested at times and is not recommended at night for personal security reasons.

Thank Edwin P
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Driving around the park area or taking a stroll brings delight this time of the year. Flowering Jacaranda trees have turned purple making the whole town that color. Good work by council gardeners has kept this feature intact.

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is a neglected place.Nothing special. Better to go there during day .Not many people around.You can give it a miss.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 4 August 2016

sadly this place has not been looked after and many parts of it have fallen into disrepair. Any plaques on monumnets have been removed and this is really sad. there are often markets and book fairs held here so they are trying

Thank klimmypapillon
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I have been to Harare many times and am disappointed that the place is not as well kept as it should be. It was such a lovely venue - to compete with any global gardens but I hope that there will be a change. Be...More

Thank SZavahir
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