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National Botanical Gardens

Fifth Street, Harare, Zimbabwe
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good for peace

Lots of tracks to follow.Really nice to ride a bike.Lots of plants to see.Really good to play hide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Harare, Zimbabwe
In the heart of Harare lies the Botanical Gardens which are great for a walk

Often the park is quite and it is great for a jog or walking the dog. It has lovely old trees and a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Suzanne E
Harare, Zimbabwe
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Fifth Street, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of tracks to follow.Really nice to ride a bike.Lots of plants to see.Really good to play hide and seek

Thank siymataytay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Often the park is quite and it is great for a jog or walking the dog. It has lovely old trees and a small cafe in the middle of the park that serves basic sandwiches, instant coffee and tea.

Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It can be a nice walk, but it feels like maintenance of the place is rather minimal. They cut the grass, at least.

Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The place is amazing. In short time you can learn so much and see all types of nature zones in Zim. One problem - no one toilet there

Thank Nataliya B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Must see National Botanic Gardens only 4 km North of Harare City Centre in the suburb of Alexandria and also houses the impressive National Herbarium of Zimbabwe. The gardens showcase indigenous plants from Zimbabwe's woodlands and include most of the 750 species found in the...More

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The botanical gardens are a must visit for local and tourists alike who find themselves with a bit of time on their hands while in the Capital . Situated less than 20minutes away from the CBD , the garden is a peaceful stretch of land...More

Thank chelsymae
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My mum used to drag me round the gardens when I was younger and I remember it being more beautiful there were also more cacti which is what I wanted to see this time albeit more willingly! It is still a lovely place to get...More

Thank 55natty
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Okay, Okay, this is not exactly Kew or Kirstenbosch Gardens. Nonetheless - I have lived in Harare for the last four years and it has become a regular oasis of peace for me in the city. Like many places in Zim - It is easy...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Wonderful feeling of being out in the bush, the garden lay out i good in that they represent nearly all botanical regions of Zimbabwe

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We went to the Botanical Gardens recently and it was a great experience. There are many beautiful trees and plants and lovely green lawn to have peaceful and relaxing a picnic. We then went to the restaurant and had drinks and the staff were efficient...More

Thank Anthony G
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