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Botanical Garden of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova

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An enormous park

Wander through here during the week and you may not see another person for some time. Only trouble... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Melbourne, Australia
Very nice

The Botanical Garden is more like a very beautiful park, because the greenhouses were closed (maybe... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Diana B
Iasi, Romania
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Padurii St., 18, Chisinau 2002, Moldova
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

This is not easy to get to. We paid a tax to get in, got no tickets. Once inside, on the right there is the area which they take care of, which is fine. The rest has bad pathways, broken trees and unhealthy ones. No...More

1  Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is a nice place for a walk, but only come here during the day. At night the Vodka drunken Russian thugs hang out here which means bad problems for tourist . Lacals tell me there scared of this park after dark. For a foriegn...More

2  Thank daciantraveler
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Wander through here during the week and you may not see another person for some time. Only trouble I found was that there are not many exits so if you do not like walking do not go too far

1  Thank EdwardCongdon
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I went with some friends and saw different trees and a sorocco which was a bird with a long tail. It looked like there was a music video filming there. Also did a hike to see part of the city.

1  Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Botanical Garden is more like a very beautiful park, because the greenhouses were closed (maybe they are closed on Sundays). There are several lakes, and plenty of meadows, and the autumn colors made it look really beautiful, though I believe it is very nice...More

1  Thank Diana B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

In a botanical garden I'd expect tables with trees names, origin maybe. This is more of a park. You can rent some picnic sheds, get married, go jogging. But no matter what, do not go swimming. There are some being brave fishermen, but the lake...More

2  Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is not a botanical garden as I would have expected. However this is a lovely open space to wander in on the edge of Chisinau. There is a central lake and different open, wooded, planted areas to explore. however the place looks generally tired...More

3  Thank welshpeej
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We were expecting a place where numerous flowers and plants could be enjoyed and some learning taking place. But, it was just a nice place to walk, and the area around the lake was enjoyable. Also a playground for the children was enjoyed by them....More

1  Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

It didn't seem to be a botanical garden, but more a wild park. There weren't any signs to mention the trees or other plants species, no indicators. It seemed an abandoned place.

1  Thank AncaR81
Reviewed 16 June 2017

These Gardens are very beautiful and well kept. I recommend it to garden lovers or anyone who enjoys a quiet, peaceful moment in time to simply sit and enjoy the beauty of Gods Work!

1  Thank cmyglasovich
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