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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn't have enough time to breath in the beauty of all the gardens. So peaceful and well managed. Especially loved the interactive children's area

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My the Botanical Gardens have come a long way! Captivating adults and now children as well. These are the pictures from my phone but I got spectacular pictures of the orchids, kids playing at the water park downloaded to my computer. I love the backdrop...More

Thank Ruby W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Early October isn't the optimal time to visit the garden, but we were in town attending a reunion. There was considerable "maintenance" going on. It was also 90 degrees, so we saw most of the garden via the half-hour tram tour, although we did walk...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to view beautiful gardens in a very peaceful and quiet setting - except you might hear planes coming and going from nearby airport!! And lovely during the holidays when they light up the gardens.......much to see and learn there.

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in the area waiting for a plane and saw the sign and spent a wonderful couple hours. I took the tram around - took about 40 minutes. This WPA project is larger and more beautiful then I expected. There were many areas that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds were beautiful even in October. Can't imagine what it is like during the springs. The grounds are extensive and well groomed.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a chance to spend a day of good weather in a relaxed mood, this is a perfect place to do so. Nice enough to keep you entertained, small enough to impose any rush.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I went here for the first time together. It was absolutely stunning. I'm from Memphis and out botanical garden is nowhere near this size or perfectly taken care of. We were both convinced after taking the tour on the train around the...More

Thank Chyna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended walks and views in a park and garden setting. Visited Shop offers small related items. Bikes allowed 4 - 7pm.

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to hear about and go check out the light displays at Lantern Asia. What an amazing sight, I heard that it takes like 3 months just to set this all up. I promise you have never seen anything like this. Check...More

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April 16, 2018|
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Response from NBGStaff | Property representative |
Marigold and Honey Café is located in our Japanese Garden and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The Café is open April-October from 11am-4pm Monday -Friday and 11am-5pm on weekends and offer fresh seasonal fare from... More
July 23, 2017|
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Response from hll333 | Reviewed this property |
I saw strollers on the tram, so I will say yes
Danielle B
June 7, 2017|
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Response from nessor | Reviewed this property |
Always something blooming!