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UBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver
(3.9/5 based on 260+ 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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  • While I not caught my attention his size, I loved the diversity of your plants and flowers and by how it is taken care of. It's really great and worth knowing it
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  • This is a very strong botanical garden with an excellent collection. The rhododendrons are particularly interesting (but not in August). The David Lam Asian collection is particularly good. 
  • Such a beautiful garden right on the UBC campus. A very pleasant experience whether you walk around, or just sit and relax at this fantastic gem. I never miss it when I visit UBC.