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The Botanical Garden (Gradina Botanica)

Sos . Cotroceni nr 32 sector 6, Bucharest, Romania
410 91 39
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Great Botanical Garden

Beautiful and relaxing Botanical Garden with a large variety of plants and trees. My favorite part... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ABK_TX
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Dallas, Texas
Relax in nature

A quiet area in the middle of the urban agglomeration that characterizes Bucharest. Entry may vary... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Alexandra S
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One of the more striking things about this beautiful botanical garden is the fact that it is located right next to an industrial centre, complete with cooling towers, chimneys churning out everything nasty-looking, and nasty smells. That small problem aside, the garden is well kept and absolutely beautiful in the spring. While having a stroll, you'll come across impressive pine trees, a lily pond with waterfall and a herb garden. Bucharestians treat the gardens as a park, and on warm afternoons you may see more young lovers than plants. The huge glasshouses are open Tue, Thr, Sat, Sun, 09:00 - 13:00. Take bus 336 from Universitate to get there. Admission 10,000 lei (5,000 for children).
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Sos . Cotroceni nr 32 sector 6, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and relaxing Botanical Garden with a large variety of plants and trees. My favorite part of the garden was the amazing Rose Garden. Been to many botanical gardens and rose gardens all over the world and this was the most impressive. Impressive rose varieties...More

Thank ABK_TX
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A quiet area in the middle of the urban agglomeration that characterizes Bucharest. Entry may vary but does not exceed 10lei(2-3 euro) per person. You can walk around quietly all day and analyze all plant types.

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

First time i visited this place was about 20 years ago. i must say over the years it just exploded (in the good way). Loads and loads of redecorating new areas and improvements have been added over the years. It's quiet, big, and tickets are...More

Thank razvanvirna
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A huge park with a lot of flowers and trees, you can find a small cafe there, good for childrens and all ages.

Thank Florian N
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you need a bit of downtime, even when your time is limited. These are not the best gardens you'll ever visit, in fact it's more like a park. But they're pretty and provide a wonderful escape from the city. It's only costs 5 RON,...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take a walk and to get rid of day by day stress. The atmosphere is great and the flowers makes everything to be like in a dream. It's a clean place and really really quiet.

Thank Viorel T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The place is just like a park except that the water is much dirtier. If you wanna see a true botanical garden in Romania I recommend you Cluj. At the end of April we could see just some field flowers and same tulips we can...More

Thank alitzuca
Reviewed 26 April 2017

However the parts of the garden may be a little bit neglected, the place is cheap and easily accessible. It is nice to have some walks in the green area.

Thank Paweł C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We came here because we really love nature and looking at plants. It's so cheap and really really big. We didnt even get to see all of it, that's how much there was. The greenhouse was the best part. It was full of different tropical...More

Thank alyx22
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A very beautiful place to visit, and incredibly cheap to get in. The museum didn't appear to be open on the day we visited, and we only saw part of the hothouses (we got ushered out by staff who didn't speak English, so no idea...More

Thank LucyFelthouse
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