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Jardim Botanico

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Address: Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-456, Portugal
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+351 239 855 233
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A charming garden

A very charming garden, with many different types of trees and plants, some of them are indeed rare and they were brought into this garden from various parts of our planet. In my... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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Lisbon, Portugal
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369 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking part so many things that were chargeable in the centre of town it was a delight to learn that the Botanic Garden was free to enter. In a lovely spot near the university, it felt very peaceful and relaxed here.

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Thank AlexSwallow
Hamilton, New Zealand
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens seem to cover a large area when seen on the tourist map, but when we visited 9 March 2017 I wouldn't have thought we had access to 20% and that was pretty untidy.

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Thank John S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A very charming garden, with many different types of trees and plants, some of them are indeed rare and they were brought into this garden from various parts of our planet. In my opinion, the best period to visit this garden is Autumn, when the leaves of various trees begins to change their colours (from green to various shades of... More 

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Thank adriag1991
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I really love the Coimbra's botanic garden, but the area that visitors can walk is not that big. Huge trees, a beautiful fountain. Should have more information about the plants and trees. But it is a good place to take pictures and the relax. Entrance is free, but is never crowded. A importante information is that the place has stairs... More 

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Thank Gizlillo
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133 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is a beautiful garden with many established trees and plants. I think it would be a lovely place to sit and relax in the shade in hot weather. I would not say that there is a great deal of planting here, and there seems to be not much in the conservatory. The best thing about the garden is the... More 

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Thank Susi L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nothing crazy, but a nice place for a shady stroll on a hot Coimbra day. Worth walking through if you have time to kill between meals.

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Thank ZoeBowkerTableNo7
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13 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Very calm and relaxing park with lots of exotic species and lovely places to sit and enjoy nature in the middle of the city. It is not too crowded so very pleasing overrall

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Thank Miguel P
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a nice green space but has various closed off pathways and no explanation as to whether we could get out of the park at another gateway to the one we entered at by the aqueduct. There is an amazing, large SkyGarden with ropes and raised walks across a valley, open 10-20 in summer but not open in winter... More 

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Thank isay55
Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

great chill out spot, theres a high ropes course in the park too. Nice place for taking photos and having a picnic

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Burnie, Australia
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153 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I love gardens and take every opportunity. This garden has splendid layout with very old trees, shady areas, seats and water features. It could be amazing. However, many areas were closed off with big iron gates, meaning that the area to be explored was quite small. I wished I had taken my gloves and secateurs and given them a hand... More 

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