National Botanic Gardens, Dublin

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  • Created: August 26, 2013
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Dublin
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The Botanic Gardens are free to visit. They were founded in 1795 by the Dublin Society (later the Royal Dublin Society) and has a living plant collection of 20,000 and millions of dried plant specimens. Famous for its restored and planted greenhouses. Features include the rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, the rock garden and arboretum. It is home to over 300 endangered plant species from around the world including 6 species, which are already extinct. It is one of the most visited attractions in Ireland.

1. National Botanic Gardens, Dublin

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The Botanic Gardens are free to visit. They were founded in 1795 by the Dublin Society (later the Royal Dublin Society) and has a living plant collection of 20,000 and millions of dried plant specimens. Famous for its restored and planted greenhouses. Features include the rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, the rock garden and arboretum. It is home to over 300 endangered plant species from around the world including 6 species, which are already extinct. It is one of the most visited attractions in Ireland.