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“Tranquil gem in the heart of a big city”

Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace
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US$85.74*
and up
Glasgow's West End Private Tour
Ranked #9 of 272 things to do in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Tranquil gem in the heart of a big city”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

I've spent more than 30 years treating this park as a massive back garden, i spend warm summer days with my kids having picnics and viewing the amazing palace and crisp autumn or winter days having nice walks through the grounds.
There's always the book fairs and art on the railings or bard in the park to look forward to as well as other events, a must for locals and visitors alike

Visited August 2014
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“Amazing the crystal palace”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

It's a good place not only for children to explore more plants and flowers, but also for photographers who like the flowers.

The whole place is quiet when we visit. The crystal palace given us highly impressive image.

Visited August 2014
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Southport, United Kingdom
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“Interesting.”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We were very impressed by both these facilities. The plants were imaginatively displayed and the labelling and information was good.

Visited July 2014
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Buje, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Small but beautiful”
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The glasshauses are a delight. The carnivorous plants and begonians collections are great. A lot to see and do.

Visited August 2014
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Crieff, United Kingdom
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“Great place to go”
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The greenhouses are fab with lots to see and do and so good that it is free! Gardens well maintained and the plants are amazing

Visited August 2014
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