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Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

1 Yehuda Burla, Jerusalem 9371401, Israel
+972 2-679-4012
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Great disappointment

Sad to say the gardens are not taken care of. Many dead or non existent plants (a "rose garden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalie22m
via mobile
Completely disappointing expirience

First, I would like to notice that I've been there four years ago with one 1.5-year old boy, and... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Olga T
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Yehuda Burla, Jerusalem 9371401, Israel
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+972 2-679-4012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sad to say the gardens are not taken care of. Many dead or non existent plants (a "rose garden" without a single rose in it). Most special attractions are closed for construction. Signs inadequate and hanging sideways. Lots of visable and unorganized electric cables. Seems...More

Thank Natalie22m
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

First, I would like to notice that I've been there four years ago with one 1.5-year old boy, and that was fun. Now (1) We could not pass to an entry via the construction side, and walked around more than 20 minutes. Road signs on...More

Thank Olga T
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Food like salads were really great! Done Israeli style with lots of herbs and spices! The pastas were great also. The servings were huge! Great place to eat and go around the garden. Can be full at lunch time.

Thank R43i43t47a47
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Although it was rather too hot we had a really enjoyable time in the gardens. My sister was in a wheelchair and we took turns pushing her up the hills. I wouldn't recommend wheelchair users doing this unless they can walk the few steps if...More

Thank lsgoldblatt
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This Botanical garden is amazing for two main reasons. First, for the preservation of many, many native plants that would have been unnoticed or extinct. Second, for the introduction into Israel of many, many, plants from all over the world.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasant garden for a walk. Very well maintained. There is a tiny lake with water plants that grow in it. Sometimes ducks also. Very nice to walk with very beautiful flowers especially in the spring. There is a nice restaurant by the lake.

Thank מאיר א
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We went to the botanical garden with our children last week. Expected something different but we enjoyed. There is a nice cafe overlooking the water. Kids enjoyed feeding and looking at the ducks....

Thank Leacb
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great experience! For all the ages. Very clean and friendly. Beautiful flowers. A good escape and very calm.

Thank Daniela H
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Minuses - there is little to no shade varying on different areas of the botanical park, and during a hot summer day the gardens seem half dead. There are many walk paths but little to no sitting places, drinking water, shade from sun or rain....More

1  Thank Rinatya N
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We love the botanical gardens, we come every year to enjoy the beauty. Last time they had a special arts festival with activities for kids, and a year before, a cherry bloom festival with many different activities for kids in contex with Japan. This August...More

Thank sharon p
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