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National Botanical Garden

Mt. Isabel de Torres, Santo Domingo 10507, Dominican Republic
+1 809-565-2860
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Full of flowers and plants native to the island, the gardens offer tram tours of the facilities.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (64 reviews)
“train ride” (19 reviews)
“plant species” (3 reviews)
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Mt. Isabel de Torres, Santo Domingo 10507, Dominican Republic
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"japanese garden"
in 64 reviews
"train ride"
in 19 reviews
"plant species"
in 3 reviews
"natural environment"
in 3 reviews
"small train"
in 5 reviews
"large section"
in 2 reviews
"could easily spend hours"
in 2 reviews
"green oasis"
in 2 reviews
"bird watching"
in 3 reviews
"tropical forest"
in 3 reviews
"different areas"
in 4 reviews
"nice afternoon"
in 3 reviews
"different species"
in 3 reviews
"dominican republic"
in 14 reviews
"learning experience"
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"love nature"
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"favorite places"
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Well organized and quite interesting. Sadly the orchids gardens weren't open but an enjoyable few hours.

Thank Keith W
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Fabulous green oasis, worth the short trip from city center to enjoy the plants and birds - they are short on labeling and several pavilions were closed, but still very enjoyable for a long walk.

1  Thank melano
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This is one of Santo Domingo's jewels! Parking is free. Admission to the park is nominal (currently RD$100 pp for foreigners), and well worth it. The park is very large. In the >20 times I've visited, it has never been crowded. As other reviewers have...More

1  Thank megan614
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We spent a lovely, restful afternoon here, enjoying the train and the gorgeous Japanese Garden in particular. Not particularly easy to get to from the Colonial Zone, but we really needed a break from the busyness of the city.

Thank S B
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

An absolute jewel. We took an Uber out, which was very easy. The little train is a great way to orientate yourself and the guide is given in English and Spanish. We had a wonderful time wondering the paths on our own. The Japanese garden...More

Thank Becky C
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

A reL nice place to espend the day. There are thosands of endemic palm trees of the hispaniola. A japanice garden and a los of exotics displays.

Thank gvanderlinde
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

An excellent venue to spend few hours with the family and friends, and best of all without going out of Santo Domingo. A relaxing and learning experience for those who look for doing something different outdoors.

Thank Aron F
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

beautiful gardens and real relaxing place to walk and enjoy the view of the gardens and also lear about places to go around the country in a museum.

Thank luisacolon
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The garden is really beautiful!! I strongly recommend to visit the area dedicated to the Japanese garden.

Thank Mattia R
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

If you love nature and you want to learn and appreciate caribbean and dominican plant spicies you must visit this botanical garden. The place is also great if you want to just go jogging or walk around a secure green area. Also a nice place...More

1  Thank Carlos E
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