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Botanical Gardens

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Address: Rua Doutor Salvador Franca 1427 | Jardim Botânico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90690-000, Brazil
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+55 51 3320-2027
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08:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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The Botanical Gardens contains approximately 43 hectares. Also at the...

The Botanical Gardens contains approximately 43 hectares. Also at the Gardens: the Natural Sciences Museum headquarters, a Germplasm Bank, a Seed Bank and a Sapling Terrarium.

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Beautiful park for an afternoon visit

A big variety of trees and plants, most of them properly tagged and named. A beautiful part with pine trees and several varieties Auracarias. The natural history museum is located... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
Grace I
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

A big variety of trees and plants, most of them properly tagged and named. A beautiful part with pine trees and several varieties Auracarias. The natural history museum is located in the park and has free entrance. They have some very old local dinosaurs on display and show some local wildlife. Several parts where closed (medicinal garden, orchid house) but... More 

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Thank Grace I
Laurel, Maryland
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181 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

for those of us from coming North America, this was an awesome place to visit. A totally different world. I am nit sure I recognized any of the exotic plants. There is no printer material in other than Portuguese, and the staff didn't speak English, but we attentive and helpful. We wandered the grounds on our own. Exotic and colorful.... More 

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Thank Patrick S
Porto Alegre, RS
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

As just a park it is quite good, lots of green and a nice lake with turtles. But as a botanical garden I expect a lot more structure, there were no labels on the trees or plants which would tell us what is what, the only map of the park is more of a cartoon so things are not drawn... More 

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Thank akirakio
Cotia, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I had a really good time at the botanical gardens in Porto Alegre. It's lush green and perfect for a picnic. There's also a museum where you can check out snakes.

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Thank wellingtonregis
Porto Alegre, RS
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Wilderness with rare black swans in the midle of the city. Note, however , respecting certain distance from them because they are territorial animals .

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Thank PadillaLuiz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is one of the nicest place to check around the city, if you feel like nature. First: It's really safe, so you can have a picnic there, or just chill in the sun with no worries at all. Second: Snakes museum, if you feel like checking some snakes. Third: great place to read a book.

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Thank Marcelo M
Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Nice place to come with children, closes at 17 h. Look carefully there are a few animals watching at you from everywhere.

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Thank VPG23
State of Rio Grande do Sul
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

My addill 15 visit the park between October and November, It is spring season, and the flowers will be beautiful. Good for pictures.

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Thank Bruna_Boneberg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

BEEEEEEAUTIIIFUUUULLLL!!!! Visit if you have time. Not a MUST see but it its nice specially if you come with your kids, Have fun!

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Thank DudaBarth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Even though there were some down sides to the visit, (like a sketchy snack bar and a very poorly cared for museum and snake habitat). I was very surprised by how clean, organized and cared for the garden was. We had a lovely time and my niece enjoyed running around the grounds.

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Thank Mariana A

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