Botanica, Wichita, Kansas

 
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lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 21st of January, 2011
The most appropriate time to visit the Wichita Gardens would be in summer or spring, because these are the times when the flowers are in bloom and that is the main reason the Botanica is so worth seeing.

The whole place is so beautiful, so colorful and there are so many aspects to the garden you can't really decide which one appeals to you most. Several sculptures adorn the paths, green spaces, each having a story to tell. I think this place is worth a visit, though don't go during winter!

Address:
701 Amidon St, Wichita, KS 67203, USA

Price:
Adults: $7, children: $3

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm (extended hours available)

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

 
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