Johannesburg Botanical Garden, Johannesburg

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#2 of 13 in Parks in Johannesburg
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Experience one of city's most beautiful natural spaces at Johannesburg Botanical Garden, which provides amazing photographic backdrops. With the central area built in the early 19th century, the botanical garden today covers an area of 81 hectares (200 acres) and shelters a variety of indigenous and imported trees, succulents, cacti, and flowers. Besides exploring various themed gardens, you can also visit the recreational space to cycle or jog amid the evergreens and exotic plants. Plan a trip to Johannesburg easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • We were very disappointed @ the current state of the Gardens. Once beautifully maintained, visually stimulating and peaceful, the gardens have fallen into a state of disrepair. In the Rose Garden...  more »
  • The botanical gardens at Emmarentia are superbly maintained and contain a wonderful array of plants. Set near the lake where one can find a coffee shop, paddlers, sailors, ducks and dogs it is a...  more »
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  • We go there almost every day. My wife walks the dog and I run. Very enjoyable.But it can be so much better if someone with vision decide to do something with it. The possibilities are endless. Will also help to create much needed jobs.
  • Botanical gardens are neat and clean but not as pretty as you would expect from these gardens. None of the fountains or ponds had any water in it so it lacks that effect. The local tea garden are great with a variety of items and service was good at fair prices.
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