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The Botanical Garden, Almaty
(1.9/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
Set against the backdrop of the Alatau range, The Botanical Garden in Almaty features a vast open space with pine groves, hundreds of varieties of roses, and dozens of sorts of peonies, tulips, lilacs, and asters. Opened in 1932 adjacent to Al-Farabi Kazakh National State University, the garden spans 108 ha (267 ac) and features a small Japanese garden, boardwalks and lotus ponds, and a greenhouse with a fine collection of cacti and tropical plants. A number of benches and a few footbridges make the garden a good spot for a picnic, while its spacious area includes well-maintained lanes for hiking and cycling. Put The Botanical Garden into our Almaty vacation trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Almaty.
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  • If you go for a walk in the fall and on a sunny day, very nice and quiet. Many Canadian maples and conifers. You can wander along the forest roads. A very large area, but need more benches set. Admission is 1 United States dollar. There are plenty of squirrels and birds. They can be fed.
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  • Quietly, mentally, calm place, where you can see a wide variety of plants from all over the world. you can stroll through the shady alleys. fresh Green oasis in the heart of the metropolis.
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  • well what can i say .... in the meadle of Almaty you will find tihs botanic garden which is not that friendly to english speakers. The woman in the entrance charge for 350 Tange ( 1 Dollar ) and does ...  more »