Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

4.6
#2 of 23 in Parks in Brooklyn
Must see · Garden · Nature / Park
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The 21 hectare (52 acre) Brooklyn Botanic Garden is home to a number of revered plant collections and themed green spaces. Its Shakespeare Garden boasts more than 80 plants mentioned in the works of William Shakespeare. Make sure to read the plants' labels to find the relevant quotations. Stroll the winding paths of the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden to find a temple dedicated to wolf spirits and a pond filled with koi fish. You can discover plants from different American ecosystems in the Native Flora Garden. The gift shop sells an impressive collection of bulbs and seeds. To visit Brooklyn Botanic Garden on your holiday in Brooklyn, and find out what else Brooklyn has to offer, use our Brooklyn.
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  • A beautiful botanical garden to explore - they have a rose garden with many different kinds of roses that was a lot of fun to see, lots of shaded walking paths, and Japanese style pond. 
    A beautiful botanical garden to explore - they have a rose garden with many different kinds of roses that was a lot of fun to see, lots of shaded walking paths, and Japanese style pond.  more »
  • The botanical gardens are nice - no where near amazing. But solid gardens. The conservatory is a bit lackluster, but the grounds are nice to wander. Way better than Longwood Gardens in PA, but no.....  more
    The botanical gardens are nice - no where near amazing. But solid gardens. The conservatory is a bit lackluster, but the grounds are nice to wander. Way better than Longwood Gardens in PA, but no.....  more »
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  • There's so much to see there. Must come back. The Cherry blossoms were heavenly! The Shakespeare Garden was also so special. The split pea soup at the Canteen was hearty and so delicious. Looking forward to returning to explore more sections. The landscaping is beautiful everywhere. Thoroughly enjoyed the Japanese gardens as well. What a treat, a refreshment for the mind, body and spirit!🙏🏽💙
  • It is a magical place, especially as nightfall approaches. The whole place is filled with fireflies like fallen stars…it’s truly a hidden gem tucked away in the city. The fragrance garden and Japanese gardens are some must sees and if you time it right, the Gardens are a great place to listen to music and attend concerts. Everything about this place radiates peace and serenity and I will certainly go back to see more.

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