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Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

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  • Excellent6%
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6 Aug 2018
“Full of green but not much to do”
4 Jul 2018
“Nothing special!”
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Educational private garden in the center of Pondicherry.in a short place, you can discover many flowers of Tamil Nadu, with information on the botanical names of many sort that you will have the opportunity to meet in your journey in India.Jacques...more
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Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
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+91 99233 65432
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the middle of the Pondicherry, between the railway station and bus stand.. Started by the French colonists. Perrottet was the man transforming the park into botanical garden in 1831. Sprawling 22 acres with many species of plants, but most of the placards missing.....More

Thank Ramanamurthy_NV
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Small place but full of excitement...one would enjoy toy train and various trees which are never seen in other parts of india.we liked the short visit and the serenity it provided.

Thank Review w
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was a average visit just one place out of the list.. Not much to do here. It's well maintained full of greenery. Toy train is missing.

Thank anoop s
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We went in the second week of June. The toy train was not working and under maintenance. There was nothing much to do here. They have a fountain show in the evening and an aquarium(with a separate entry ticket) which the kids might enjoy. Yes...More

2  Thank Mukul A
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We went there with our 2.5 year old to help him see nature in its full glory.. instead it turned out to be a place that we wanted to run away from as soon as we entered.. the children’s park was not well maintained at...More

Thank c_saumya
Reviewed 21 June 2018

You can visit this place with family - Fresh air and chirping of birds makes this place more beautiful - avoid going in weekend - sometimes it becomes very crowded

Thank praveenaerospace
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Worst attitude by the ticketing people. I understand they dont allow food inside garden...but i didnt know at the time of ticketing. So i bought the ticket n stepped out to feed my child and then went back in an hr. The yicket person at...More

Thank KiranM905
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Give this one a miss. Poorly maintained gardens, very little to see other than swarms of red and black beetles (best part of the visit!) - not much more to say - avoid!

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I had visited the garden in the morning when there was not much crowd.The aquarium is poorly maintained.The garden as a whole is huge and children can enjoy the toy train,swings and slides etc.but for adults there is very little way of entertainment.

Thank PKM1408
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This place is not worth visiting. The full place a very shabby and poorly maintained with weeds and uncut grass and tress. The Toy train is not working for long. Hardly anything to see here. Open dustbins will greet you . Don,t understand why they...More

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