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Royal Botanical Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Worth a visit

Some pretty spots here, so it is worth a visit. Just be prepared for a bit of a walk or a drive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Asuncion, Paraguay
Beautiful buildings and gardens tonnes to see

Went to the RBG in mid September. Expected to see some plants and gardens etc as one would expect... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada, a National Historic Site, and registered charitable organization with a mandate to bring together people, plants and nature. Royal Botanical Gardens is located at the western...more
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680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, Ontario L7T 4H4, Canada
+1 905-527-1158
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Some pretty spots here, so it is worth a visit. Just be prepared for a bit of a walk or a drive, as it isn't totally contiguous. At $18 dollars per adult, though, admission ain't cheap.

Thank watchsmart
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the RBG in mid September. Expected to see some plants and gardens etc as one would expect, however I must admit there was so much more to see and do than expected. We gave ourselves the better part of a day, though you...More

Thank dconnau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens were beautiful in late August, even though there were more visitors on a weekday than I expected. There were staff on site who explained to us some of the history of the gardens, which was nice. We had lunch at the Green House...More

Thank JL_2099
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go there very frequently. Amazing place for all the family. There is something for everyone. Spend the day and enjoy the wonders of that beautiful place.

Thank Sweetvacation
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mediterranean greenhouse and cactus gardens were comfortable and enjoyable in March, and the model railroad was amazing. A surprisingly fun visit! Much better than summer visits which are usually too hot.

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been a long time since I have been here so I was so excited to come again . Hard to pick which section to walk around ...all are amazing g but with only a couple of hours to spare I chose the new Rock...More

1  Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have an annual membership of RBG. I used to love RBG for providing me an oasis of calm beauty. The loud, unpleasant music played by music parties in RBG Rose Garden has destroyed my visits this year. By simply being focused on profit making,...More

1  Thank Nalini S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year, the gardens seem destroyed by a tornado: dry flowers, uninteresting plants, almost zero information about the plants. To complicate things, you must go through a party room to enter to the gardens. Sometimes, there are weddings, sometimes there are funerals.

1  Thank cx14c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place to visit. I particularly liked the rock gardens with the classical music in the background, against the waterfall. A very peaceful place.

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Even on a busy Sunday you can find that special spot to relax for a while. I took the opportunity to refresh in the rock garden cafe - great service and the coffee and peach tart weren’t too bad either.

1  Thank 114Rainer
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September 12, 2018|
Response from Roadtrip_Catlove | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is a lot of walking. But for walking around the rose garden, or the Rock Garden or around the main building, I believe you can use a wheelchair. But for the trails, walking may present a challenge as the trails are... More
Lynda S
May 19, 2018|
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Response from Kisse | Reviewed this property |
Yes our Black lab enjoys a day every summer but keep yours leashed
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Response from asiashin | Reviewed this property |
Yes. On a leash and pick up the waste and have a great fun.