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Giardino dell'Iris

Piazzale Michelangelo, 50121, Florence, Italy
+39 055 483112
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Mind Your Footwear!

We visited in late April but apparently were just a bit soon in the season as not many plants were... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
MeandHeTravel
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New York City, New York
So many different beautiful irises

Went in for a quick stroll two weeks ago but it definitely would deserve a more leisure visit... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Ariel-Scarlett
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Finland
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The Giardino dell'Iris is a botanical garden specializing in the cultivation of iris flowers, symbol of Florence since 1251. It is located on the corner of Viale dei Colli and Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence, Italy
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
11 Jun 2018
“Mind Your Footwear!”
23 May 2018
“So many different beautiful irises”
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Piazzale Michelangelo, 50121, Florence, Italy
Piazzale Michelangelo
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+39 055 483112
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We visited in late April but apparently were just a bit soon in the season as not many plants were yet blooming. At it's peak, it must be amazing, but the garden is understandably less interesting without it's blooms. There are many inclines and pathways...More

Thank MeandHeTravel
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Went in for a quick stroll two weeks ago but it definitely would deserve a more leisure visit. Probably a gazillion different irises and so very pretty. I preferred the Rose Garden but this was lovely too and very special this time of the year.

Thank Ariel-Scarlett
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

I was in the Garden of Irises in the middle of May. Unfortunately there were not so many flowers, but those I've seen were very beautiful. The blooming period is from the middle of April till the middle of May. You can buy Irises' seeds...More

Thank DaryaKiev
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Would deserve more credit. Especially in April and may when flowers are in full bloom. Romantic, especially as near to one goes there (compared to the rose garden).

Thank Gabycapic
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

The view east from Piazzale Michelangelo looks over this extensive garden. Coming into winter, it was a bit barron, but easy to see how it would appear in spring & summer

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

The garden is only open for a limited time period during the spring when the irises are in bloom. It is reached from Piazzale Michelangelo (there is a small sign at the far end). You take stairs downwards into the garden. I was there early...More

3  Thank amandarez
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

The Giardino de;;'Iris is an iris garden located on Piazzale Michelangelo. When the flowers are in bloom, it becomes a really pretty place. Nice!

Thank Ibadanboy
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This garden is situated on quite a steep hill on the outskirts of Florence. It was once an olive grove. Now it holds an international collection of irises. Unfortunately 2015 was a poor growing year therefore 2016 had a poor flowering year. There were a...More

3  Thank CareFree5
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Such a beautiful place with all the Iris in bloom. Any other time of the year and it would be boring.

Thank Shyamis
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The iris garden is fantastic during flowering season (late april till late may). For the first tine, this year the garden is open off flowering season; while it lacks the flower magic, it's definitely a quiet place on the hill where you can enjoy olive...More

Thank M R
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viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
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