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Unkempt and Magnificient

Loved this place. It has some wonderful plants and plantings. Many surprises. It's very large with... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
DawnousAtl
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Atlanta, Ga
Nice retreat in Trastevere

So close to major attractions like the Pantheon and Campo de'Fiori but it feels like a world apart... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Carter C
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San Mateo, California
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Visited here in September 2018, while paying €8.00 each for tickets I overheard a couple complaining about the "fountain". While walking around the gardens we found the remains of what were the previously respected series of interconnected fountains,called "Fountains of the eleven Spouts" In the...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

for those of us who love all things green, blooming and alive, this garden is a must! the variety of plant material and the lovely setting at the foot of the Janiculum is a real treat. Take your time, meander, wander, sit, ponder, breathe it...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

These must be the worst gardens in Italy if not Europe. An entry of 8 Euro is daylight robbery. In the previous month we have been to the gardens of Athens ,Catania, Taormina all of which were free and better kept and maintained than this...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

If I have a criticism it is that it isn’t making enough of its strengths. And they are many. The garden is an important part of a world wide program for protecting species I would love to know more. The French greenhouse is magnificent but...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

The park is one of our favourite places in Rome, a gem hidden in the Trastevere neighbourhood. Beautiful landscapes and arrangements. Really don't miss it. We visited in summer so unfortunately there were less flowers and less water in the fountains, but the various environments...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Loved this place. It has some wonderful plants and plantings. Many surprises. It's very large with different areas, green houses, fountains, etc. What I liked best if that its pretty unkempt and very free. You could walk anywhere off the paths. Sit anywhere. This was...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

To think we were charged to visit these gardens made our disappointment even greater as you’d expect the revenue to be used to maintain the gardens. The grass (weeds more like) was harsh and unkempt. The flower beds were messy and overall it was awful....More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

So close to major attractions like the Pantheon and Campo de'Fiori but it feels like a world apart. Great place to spend a couple of hours to take a break from the jostling tourist crowds and just relax. Price is €8 adults. Both the herb...More

Thank Carter C
Reviewed June 13, 2018

I was here in late May and thoroughly enjoyed my visit! The gardens were much larger than I expected and so peaceful and relaxing. My favorite section was the Japanese garden with its lovely pond and stream. When I stepped onto the bridge over the...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Very nice to get shade and quiet. However, this is not a well maintained botanic garden. €8 per person is prob too expensive, but not much choice in Rome. We are spoilt in UK where most public parks are better than this.

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entertains almost every night, and unforgettable
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Response from Carter C | Reviewed this property |
The map is pretty self explanatory. But, perhaps if you want more detailed, historical information via a guide, I would call to inquire. Enjoy!
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