Jardin Botanico, Montevideo
(3.5/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Examine a collection of Uruguayan plant life at Jardin Botanico, about 30 minutes by bus from the center of Montevideo. Despite a lack of quality maintenance, the shabby gardens still warrant a visit if you want to get a taste for typical Uruguayan vegetation. Drop by the museum at the gardens' entrance at Avenue 19 April, which contains plenty of information about plant physiology and an impressive botanical library. Bring a picnic and join the locals for a relaxed afternoon on the gardens' grassy fields. To visit Jardin Botanico on your trip to Montevideo, use our Montevideo vacation route planner.
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  • The place is charming and besides having a large green area with various species of plants, not only indigenous but also of various parts of the world, is ideal for the practice of physical activity. Be sure to also visit the Museum and the greenhouse. The staff is very attentive and the botanical garden are getting a series of improvements that will make the ride even more enjoyable.
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  • The Botanical Garden is undergoing a process of improvement and it's getting even more enjoyable. In addition to the various species of plants, the park features the track for running and hiking. There is also a museum open to visitation with friendly staff. Go with light clothes and shoes suitable for a good walk. Admission is free. Reserve 1 hour at least.
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  • The Botanical Garden of Montevideo is a large place with beautiful trails to enjoy a walk through the place and appreciate the variety of plants, trees and flowers that has. The place is very clean, neat, there is security for the people. There are bathrooms at the entrance. It is a place of free access. It is worth
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