Botanical Gardens, Kingstown

(4.3/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Built in the late 18th century, Botanical Gardens now stands as one of the oldest botanical gardens in the Western Hemisphere. Originally built to provide medicinal herbs and plants to the military, the garden now provides a clean, natural place for gatherings of locals and tourists alike. Walk the paths yourself, or hire a guide to glean a bit more information about the history of the garden and the plants. You'll find many St. Vincent Parrots within the garden; it's a good place to see one close up. To visit Botanical Gardens and other attractions in Kingstown, use our Kingstown itinerary maker.
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  • We had read that this is the oldest Botanical Garden in the Western Hemisphere - from 1765, although one fallen in disrepair several times since then. It is still the best sight in Kingstown, but afte...  more »
  • Walked from the cruise terminal in town. 20-25 minutes maybe but well worth it. Only 2$ US to get in but we were advised to have a guide to get the most out of our visit. That cost 4$ US each but was ...  more »
  • Be sure and take a guided tour. Ian gave us so much information on trees and plants, very interesting. So many beautiful things to see! Loved it!  more »
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  • A lovely place to have a picnic and relax. Great for wedding photos
  • One of my favorite places to visit when ever am here. I have a couple of days left and am already missing this place.
  • It's the oldest in the western hemisphere and it's a lovely place to just lay on the grass and enjoy the smell of all the different flowers that surrounds you
  • Beautiful gardens. Oldest in the Western Hemisphere
  • Just relaxing. This is the perfect place for weddings and all occasions!!!!!