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Montreal Botanical Gardens

4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
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Along with the Biodôme, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is part of the Montréal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top must see attraction.The Montreal Botanical Garden, one of the city's jewels, is recognized as one of the world's greatest botanical gardens. It offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions and activities all year long.With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, Frederic Back Tree House, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares, it's also a perfect place to enjoy fresh air and natural beauty. Located just minutes from downtown Montreal, right near the Biodome and Olympic Park, the Montreal Botanical Garden is a living museum of plants from all over the world. You can also enjoy the Insectarium which is on the Garden's site. Have a great visit!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see but you have to love gardens and plants! As we all do, it was a wonderful day. Lots of walking and exploring. Since it was late September, some of the outside plants were done blooming. Indoor greenhouses were amazing. We returned...More

Thank QuebecCdntraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the best place to be on a very hot day away from the over crowded down town tourist area, the restaurant is a bit pricey, better bring lunch and sit in a quiet spot, the metro station is only a short walk away,

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised by the $12 fee to park plus the fairly steep entry fees for the 3 options. However, option 1, the botanical gardens was enough for the time we had. The Chinese gardens were stunning - the layout, the views, the buildings and...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the Chinese and Japanese gardens. All exhibits are breathtaking. Plan to spend 3 hours or more.

Thank Robsy5111
Reviewed 1 week ago

This year at botanical gardens they have the lights at night at Chinese gardens, beautiful after dark! The whole garden is amazing, so many different species of plants,flowers, trees, herbs,etc. Any nature lover would find himself in heaven :). I enjoyed every moment of it,...More

Thank olasweetmol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Allow plenty of time and be prepared to walk far. Vast area of gardens with different themed areas - something for everyone

Thank Dot H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were advised to get to the Botanical Gardens about 4:00 pm and walk around the gardens in the daylight. The arrangements are beautiful and there is a large variety of plants and trees. After dark there is a light show during the months so...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not really my hing but my wife loves the plants etc. However this is phenomenal, the entire massive site designated as historical is amazing I think it's 75 hectares and the artistry and sheer number of things to see make this place pretty special. I...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came a little early in the evening to see the gardens before the Garden of Lights. I was surprised with how extensive and detailed all the different gardens were. Ponds, benches, art, landscaping, streams, decorative or themed buildings, etc. Great place to spend several...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the light show at the botanical gardens and it was amazing. lighted silk dragons other Asian themed exhibits. What we especially liked was a light show that was projected on this magnificent tree. Thunder lightening, fires terrific.

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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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Elise T
9 October 2017|
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Response from Roma S | Reviewed this property |
Till that the day you bought the ticket
18 September 2017|
Response from lbstricklan | Reviewed this property |
Sunday to Thursday -til 2100 Friday to Saturday-til 2200 It's ends on 31 October 2017. The lanterns are displayed at the Chinese, Japanese and First Nations Gardens. Enjoy!
Tom J
15 September 2017|
Response from Geopiggy | Reviewed this property |
Your best option is to take the green line and get off at the Pie IX station. From there, walk up the hill, make a right on Sherbrooke and it's right there. Should take you 10 minutes to walk from the metro station.