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Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas

 
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added on the 17th of October, 2010
The Zilker Botanical Garden is an amazing place in the city, it has also been called "the jewel in the heart of Austin" and with reason, it is not only peaceful but really beautiful.

To get the best of the garden you should visit it in the warm season when the trees, flowers are in full bloom, like the rose garden, which looks pretty dreary in winter. The various styled gardens are all connected with streams and small ponds, filled with benches. The whole place is beautiful and magical, highly recommending it!

Address:
2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746, USA

Price:
Fees are charged only for some events. Tours are charged too.

Opening Hours:
Open daily from 7:00am to 5:30pm.

On the web:
http://www.zilkergarden.org/

 
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Jackie wrote on Oct 19, 2010 0:02:
I liked the butterfly-shaped benches... they were so colorful and beautiful.Reply
 
 
 
 
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