Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

4.6
#2 of 24 in Parks in Brooklyn
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 online visit planner .
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  • There were a lot of weeping cherry blossoms than Someiyoshino and had just carried out the Sakura Festival. The inside is large in its own way, so sneakers might be better. Also, there is a little up-down in the park.
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  • We wish we'd been just a month later in May, when we assume all kinds of things are in bloom that we missed out on mid-April. What we saw though was great. I assume a team of botanists and landscape a...  more »
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  • My son's class was there for a field trip. It would have been nice to see more flowers in bloom. Some specimens we're blooming but they were more in the ground. It would have been nice if there were types that last year round or bloom in winter. Nice up-keep, but very ordinary.
  • I’m sure it’s much more fantastic in the warm months when all is in bloom; but still a tranquil and peaceful place to walk about and enjoy 5he grounds. The indoor spaces are gorgeous too, don’t miss the bonsais. I’ll be back in spring. Loved it here.

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