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Botanical Garden

Laugardalur | Skúlatún 2., Reykjavik 104, Iceland
+354 411 8650
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We stopped by briefly to have a peek at the Botanical Gardens. They are not amazing but given the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jayne J
Mackay, Australia
Nice, but not worth the long walk

This botanical garden is very pretty but is not located close to anything else and takes a while to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oslo, Norway
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Laugardalur | Skúlatún 2., Reykjavik 104, Iceland
+354 411 8650
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped by briefly to have a peek at the Botanical Gardens. They are not amazing but given the weather conditions here they are surprisingly good. Not so surprising are the many rock structures.

Thank Jayne J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This botanical garden is very pretty but is not located close to anything else and takes a while to Get to. Not worth it in my opinion, but if you do happen to be close by, go see it. Nice café Floran is located inside.

Thank MaudEple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is on the hop on hop off bus route and takes a bit of finding. The wild meadow on the outside make it look uncared for until you find the main entrance. It is a real gem and we saw sparrows and chaffinches here...More

1  Thank ConradWebster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Find your way to the botanical gardens for an hour or two. Be amazed at the variety of plants growing here. It must be to do with the long daylight hours, because it is quite cool. Stop for tea or a light meal at Cafe...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It may not be the biggest garden, neither due to the climate can it contain so many species, but it's a very pleasant space to take a stroll around with with a variety of rock based areas and shrubs and an entirely charming cafe, with...More

Thank zzao
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beside the botanical garden is animal park with Icelandic animals. Good cafe is in the botanical garden and i quiet athmosphere with space for children

Thank heidah2017
Reviewed 15 June 2017

As general advice I'd say get a good city map. This is one of the stops on the city sightseeing bus tour, but where they drop you off is quite some distance away. Nevertheless, once you do find it, it is a very pleasant experience....More

Thank firenze02
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A lot of the flowers, the greens, bushes and seeds have been destroyed due to bird feeding. It's sad cause the atmosphere is great. A lovely garder with a small section of flowers, some pools and trees are still there. Also some kind of statue...More

Thank Robban07
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The gardens are lovely and there are information signs around letting you know what they are doing , plant names and other information. It should be noted that parts are a working project. I visited in April so many plants are dormant outside but the...More

Thank Liam_v1
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

In late March, when we visited, there was little in bloom. It was still a beautiful place to walk through, though. There is a small indoor cafe on the grounds that is beautiful. While it was open in the morning for breakfast when we first...More

Thank Stephanie E
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peter H
14 February 2017|
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When it's not raining