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Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden

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Address: Domaine de L'enfoncement | Anse Royale, Mahe, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Jardin du roi

We went there by bus and were walking up to the hill...a 30 minutes walk. It is good to walk..to feel the heat and inviroment. ...on the top you will have a marvellous view to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ulrike M
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Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there by bus and were walking up to the hill...a 30 minutes walk. It is good to walk..to feel the heat and inviroment. ...on the top you will have a marvellous view to the sea and can enjoy it with a cold trink on the restaurant terrasse. A must be to get to know more about the real... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The garden is quite big and nice, a lot of plants with names and descriptions. Also turtles and rabbits can be interesting for children. Some parts look like real forest, some are very cultivated. We did not regret coming there, but no wow-effect. Suveniers shop is very expensive. Admission to garden was RS125 per person. As there are not many... More 

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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I read some reviews and everyone was saying this was a wonderful place to visit. Firstly their prices are very high and the service is poor. I had the vegetable curry crepe...it was freezing cold it tasted like a tin of vegetable curry that they had poured onto a pancake and served to me...i was starving and had to force... More 

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

if you go there you MUST take a car. 100 meters up is like a climbing, very hard. different plants, not big

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Ghent, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Maybe this garden had a good time. No it is not taken care off. More chickens and rabits in bird cages then healthy plants or animals. There's one Ara with one eye with bad feathers and no food or water. They have about 20 Seyschelles tortoises divided in 2 small areas (5 by 7m) living in their own waist, on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Just follow the signs in the direction of the garden and you will have to go up a steep hill until the complete end. It is totally worth it and for us a totalust see. Admission fee is 125 SCP for an adult. You will get a map and a short explanation which paths you have to follow and then... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Make sure you visit here and remember your camera. The fruit bats just seem to hang out here and our plentiful for those photos. The views looking back down along the coast are breath taking. The special Rum that they sell here is well worth buying. Only wish we bought more. No cash needed here they take debit / credit... More 

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Vacoas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

lOCATED IN THE HILLS,The place is of historical value.Fine basic local food served in the restaurant.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Hi-light of our visit.Well maintained trail.Clearly marked trees and useful map makes for an enjoyable visit at your leisure.If you take the bus ,be warned that it is a 1 km up hill hike to the garden.Views from garden are stunning.Well worth a visit.

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Mount Etna
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very nice and organized place. A lot of details in writing on the spices and a good view on the sea. At the end of the tour i bought an espresso of Illy. The price of the espresso is 87 Ruppies which is 6.12 Euro!!!!!! Why????

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