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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518
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+1 757-441-5830
09:00 - 19:00
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My favorite getaway

My favorite hangout. Love the month of Feb allowing bikes. I wish they did that amore often. Great place to read, relax and have a picnic. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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180 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favorite hangout. Love the month of Feb allowing bikes. I wish they did that amore often. Great place to read, relax and have a picnic. Highly recommend.

Thank Yorkdog
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not ask for a more beautiful setting to enjoy the outdoors. Great places to just sit and read. We purchased a 2 year family pass so we can really enjoy all the seasons. We will be back

Thank WMTJ
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether to admire the Beautiful plants and gardens or just take a walk on paved walkways, you will love your visit. Classes offered are great, gift shop unique. Restaurant keeps odd hours in winter. Great place.

Thank Ann B
Norfolk, Virginia
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place....anytime...year round! great place to walk and spend a peacful day. I go there for all of their big events!

Thank cthiemens1
Norfolk, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Beautiful place in different seasons, weather & time of day. The serenity of some parts, the beautiful song birds in the trees & bushes, the designs and the layout make it an oasis.

Thank NicTB12
Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

this is a beautiful spot to enjoy the outdoors in tidewater Va. there is always something going on and it is a great place to go for a walk. Very nice gift shop, minutes from the Norfolk International airport

Thank J P
Norfolk, Virginia
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Norfolk Botanical Gardens is a gem of outdoor space in the city. Any time of year, it is a great place to go for a long walk and enjoy the terrain. IN May and October-Nov the rose garden is an amazing sight of beautiful colors and wonderful smells.

Thank 452Mariarosa
Norfolk, VA
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The gardens are always a great place to spend the day. Whether splashing in the fountains in the summer, walking through the lights before christmas, or just checking out the flora and fauna, NBG is great!

Thank BDerbs
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76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were a bit early so the attendant told us that we could wait in the parking lot. Then another staff peson suggested that we move up to the next lot, thus we passed several lights during daylight. At the next lot stop, we were told to go through the display, thus the first quarter of the trail was not... More 

Thank tinashenzhen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I saw all the beautiful pictures of this garden on TripAdvisor and it enticed me to go. I went knowing that not all flowers were in bloom but it was still intriguing enough to go. The property was well kept and very large area. Unfortunately, the tram wasn't available. Then as we walked around and we encountered many areas that... More 

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