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Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
+91 99233 65432
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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 created this very restful place of exchanges and sharings of knowledge with besides the exhibitions of painting, photography and sculptures.
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Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
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+91 99233 65432
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"exotic plants"
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"different varieties"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Mukul A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 Kiran M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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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
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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

Thank Raul_Braganza
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We went during an odd time in the afternoon, which meant there was no crowd at all. We were able to hop on the train for a trip and visit the small aquarium inside. It is pretty decently maintained. It is worth an hour visit,...More

Thank AjwadMalik
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Pondicherry Botanical Gardens is a large within the main city with different varieties of trees. The place needs better maintenance and has the potential to be a must visit place. There is an aquarium, open lawns, cultural center, green house and a toy train...More

Thank Memoirs-Sachin
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A good place to visit. Feels relaxed. A place where you can spend an evening with family and friends.

Thank Anusree P
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