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UBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver

(3.9/5 based on 280 reviews on the web)
Natural splendor is the focus of UBC Botanical Garden, Canada's oldest university garden. Founded in 1916 by British Columbia's first provincial botanist, a sprawling 44 ha (110 ac) leafy expanse supports 8,000 different species of plant life. Familiarize yourself with this diverse collection, from an alpine or rainforest garden to the Asian or organic food garden. If the surroundings inspire you to take action, head to the garden center shop and choose from a range of plants, gardening tools, and seeds cultivated from the grounds. Make UBC Botanical Garden a centerpiece of your Vancouver vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Vancouver itinerary builder.
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  • The woodland section is very pretty and interesting, we then went into the underpass to the vegetable and plant section. This looked a little tired, but this may have been because it was the end of th...  more »
  • I didn't like the garden: it's big but it seems repetitive, the plants are not well explained and since I went there the day after it rained some paths were muddy. The only great place is the TreeWalk...  more »
  • It even snows in December, snow in the mountains, just a rare sunny day (usually rainy and cloudy), is one of the best views in the UBC or Vancouver in. Many people stop in this cold weather, sit on the bench, to take pictures. On a sunny, clean as locals and to stretch your legs.
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