Jardin Botanico Soledad de Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos

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Take a peaceful stroll through Jardin Botanico Soledad de Cienfuegos, the largest tropical exotic garden in Cienfuegos. Founded by Edwin Atkins and his wife in 1901, the garden covers an area of over 97 ha (239 ac). Having started off as a sugar mill, the area was eventually turned into a garden due to the owner’s passion, and has since expanded into a collection displaying over 2,000 plant species. Find orchids, palms, fiscuses, and bamboos as you wander the garden's paths. Plants and flowers have arrived here from all over the world, including as far as India and China. With our international travel planner, Cienfuegos attractions like Jardin Botanico Soledad de Cienfuegos can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This garden is 9 miles outside Cienfuegos and at 232 acres it is huge. However, we felt it lacked any signposts (and no map was available either) so you needed a guide to get anything from this visit....  more »
  • I think to have a guide to explain the trees that you see. This season few flowers. Good to stretch the legs, but sadness and abandonment. Possibility of snacks.. .and local toilet...
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  • Arrived here on a bus provided by my cruise ship. We were there the day Castro's ashes were to drive into town. This meant that everything else was closed. The stroll through the garden of trees was p...  more »