Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

4.6
#2 of 23 in Parks in Brooklyn
Must see · Garden · Nature / Park
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The 21 hectare (52 acre) Brooklyn Botanic Garden is home to a number of revered plant collections and themed green spaces. Its Shakespeare Garden boasts more than 80 plants mentioned in the works of William Shakespeare. Make sure to read the plants' labels to find the relevant quotations. Stroll the winding paths of the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden to find a temple dedicated to wolf spirits and a pond filled with koi fish. You can discover plants from different American ecosystems in the Native Flora Garden. The gift shop sells an impressive collection of bulbs and seeds. To visit Brooklyn Botanic Garden on your holiday in Brooklyn, and find out what else Brooklyn has to offer, use our Brooklyn.
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  • First time at BBG this spring. We had heard about the cherry trees and were planning to see them until Covid hit. We may have been a couple of days early, the red buds hadn't yet turned to pink... 
    First time at BBG this spring. We had heard about the cherry trees and were planning to see them until Covid hit. We may have been a couple of days early, the red buds hadn't yet turned to pink...  more »
  • I went to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens on the first day of Spring to see what might be in bloom and the whole garden was starting to wake from the Winter months. Daffodil Hill was starting to... 
    I went to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens on the first day of Spring to see what might be in bloom and the whole garden was starting to wake from the Winter months. Daffodil Hill was starting to...  more »
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  • A beautiful garden and well maintained. There is something for everyone. My favorite was Japanese Garden and Cherry Lane. So beautiful and serene. Though it was Early spring, but there were beautiful flowers. Greenhouse had variety of Orchids, and other tropical plants. It was a fun visit and I would surely want to visit again.
  • The conservatory was the best place to see things in winter. I would love to come back in the spring to see the gardens and cherry blossoms in bloom. July 2001 A lovely place to visit in Brooklyn. We last visited in the winter so it was nice to return and see things in bloom. Conservatory was closed this time. Lots of shade was welcome on a hot sunny day. Definitely worth a visit.

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