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Jardim Botanico

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Respite from the heat and delightful atmosphere

Well worth a visit and a respite from the heat, especially if you to arrive after climbing the hill... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Lifetraveller99
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Green, peaceful and wide selection of trees

It is doable in the summer too, the garden is beautifully laid out and has some peculiar species of... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place with shade, breezy coolness. Great stroll in the afternoon. it needs some upkeep, though. But at the price (free) well worth a couple hours.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jamesafoster
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We found this garden full of potential. There are old trees and shrubs. Fountains and ponds (no lake as was advertised to me) all need maintenance. There is lots of algae in the fountains and ponds if they have water in them. Many of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

It is a beatiful garden. A pleaceful place to rest, study or have profound coversations with friends or partners.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lmadrid
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Well worth a visit and a respite from the heat, especially if you to arrive after climbing the hill when coming from Baixa. A 10 minute visit cannot do justice to this wonderful garden with many important plants and trees. Only through the city guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lifetraveller99
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

After seeing the botanic garden in Lissabon my expectations about botanic gardens in Portugal was not that high but this one was really something extra! The garden goes from the top of the mountain next to the university down to the river Mondego! In the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank fridap295
Reviewed August 31, 2018

It is doable in the summer too, the garden is beautifully laid out and has some peculiar species of trees.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shurkem
Reviewed August 29, 2018

August is not the best time for gardens in hot climates - I am guessing - but there was a slight air of neglect here. Many beds were overgrown, and much is 'woodland' which felt a tad lonely/unsafe to wander around in alone, to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vanessa G
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing... calm and with good vibes... to visit and relax... and to take great pictures or just read a book in a bench

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vanda M
Reviewed August 15, 2018

It's a nice walk, easy if you go down, harder if you go up ;-). But there's nothing really spectacular and no indication of the trees that would allow to may be enjoy it a bit more...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chris6708
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We walked through the botanical garden from the university back down to the city. I don’t know why this isn’t ranked higher! There were amazing bamboo forests and lovely spots to spend a while reading.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Dogs are allowed on a lead. Nice gardens, enjoy them !
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