Guyana Botanical Gardens, Georgetown

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Become acquainted with Guyana’s varied nature at Guyana Botanical Gardens, a recreational park with an extensive collection of plant and animal life. Established in the late 19th century, the landscaping of the garden took 35 years to complete and was undertaken from start to finish by English gardener John Frederick Waby. A number of canals, kissing bridges, bandstands, and ponds dot the gardens, housing varied species of plants such as lilies, palms, lotus, and the national flower of Guyana, the Victoria Regia Lily. Animals at the park include jaguars, manatees, toucans, owls, tapirs, giant otters, and capuchin monkeys. Put Guyana Botanical Gardens into our Georgetown trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Georgetown.
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  • Visiting the garden after 40years, very poorly kept. Garbage every way and street vender along walking passages. Need to maintain properly.  more »
  • This was a little well-kept park. There were places to sit and relax and walk around. The zoo was only a small part of the park. There was ample places to walk, but unfortunately people warned me agai...  more »
  • so many animals there to see.....nice place to relax for the day....had fun when i was there last august....  more »