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Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
+91 99233 65432
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Educational private garden in the center of Pondicherry.in a short place, you can discover many flowers of Tamil Nadu, with information on the botanical names of many sort that you will have the opportunity to meet in your journey in India.Jacques created this very restful place of exchanges and sharings of knowledge with besides the exhibitions of painting, photography and sculptures.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average30%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible25%
5 weeks ago
“An Old Big Garden”
24 Apr 2017
“a big garden with hardly any botanical focus”
Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
+91 99233 65432
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We can take a look on all type of plants and fish centre is there so don't miss this place to visit in pondicherry

Thank Rexy F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Botanical garden is located south the new bus stand in the middle of old Tamil town.Its a big leafy garden,work on which started long back in 1826 with French ornate style pruned trees,flower beds & gravel lined paths & fountains. Nothing much about the...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We weren't expecting Kew but turned up to litter strewn, sparsely planted and extremely uninteresting grounds. Not worth the trip out.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

These gardens are a disappointment if you are looking for a botanical slant to your visit. There are no labels by the trees to enhance the botanical experience The restaurant had only chips on offer during lunch time A visit here is ok if you...More

Thank eagertoexperience
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Good place to roam. Around and spend some time with family and friends... Place is situated in the town only and access is pretty easy..

Thank Rufus V
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Was quite surprised with this place. Has a wide variety of plants and information on them. However I felt it wasn't well maintained which is a pity.

Thank Mino1506
Reviewed 17 April 2017

So you can easily spend 2 hours with your family , friends !! entry fee 20rs for adult and 5 rs for kids 1) Lots of places to take good pictures especially with giant and unusual trees , which i hadn't seen any where 2)...More

Thank Sunand_sharma
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a definitely a nice place to visit and relax and get away from hot sun. Since it's a Botanical Garden, there are lot of trees to keep you in shade. Entrance fee is Rs. 20 for Adults and free for children below 12....More

Thank Parthasarathy K
Reviewed 25 March 2017

All the city been occupied with the concrete forest but still this garden survives inside the heart of the town - this is with lot of tree on its king there was a jolly train ride inside famous and it has an aquarium inside

Thank 7,242,252
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The botanical garden is not well maintained. It has 4 "attractions" - 1) Kid's Play Area - Nothing special here, just like any other kids park with swings, see saws, etc. 2) Lotus Pond - The pond was dirty without any Lotus. 3) Musical Fountain...More

Thank 2017_F_V
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