National Botanical Gardens, Harare

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Visit National Botanical Gardens, home to the endemic plants of Zimbabwe and most of the 750 plant species found in the country. Spend a day in this lush plant paradise, which includes rare and endangered local species, along with numerous exotic species from South America, India, Australia, and the Far East. Take a stroll and relax in the tranquil ambiance, or enjoy a meal in the restaurant in the park. Don't miss the herbarium, which contains about 500,000 specimens and serves as a center for research and information on the indigenous floral life of Zimbabwe. Put National Botanical Gardens at the forefront of your travel plans using our Harare trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • Notably, we went there on a Tuesday afternoon and maybe because it has not rained, and it is the dry season; the gardens were deserted, dry and dusty. There was no clear path on how to navigate the...  more »
  • This is a place where you can take a walk (can even walk with your dog) in the natural settings and vegetation of Harare. Also can sit and relax.  more »
  • Great place for a bike ride, long walk & picnic. Many different trees. There aren't enough benches to sit and it would be better if they had walking trials.  more »
  • Very quiet , ideal for a retreat and meditation. Beautiful flowery environment.
  • Good hide out for a picnic with friends, I just lov't
  • Nice place for viewing nature
  • Full of fresh air,all kinds of trees
  • This is still a beautiful botanical garden, with an impressive range of indigenous plants and trees. It is worth taking some time out to visit and a beautiful place for a walk. The gardens also provide a lot of information on the country as a whole. Entrance is only $5. The gardens also provide a great retreat from city life.

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