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Atlanta Botanical Garden

  • 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE Map It
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/16/2012

Fodor's Review

Occupying 30 acres inside Piedmont Park, the grounds contain acres of display gardens, including a 2-acre interactive children's garden; a hardwood forest with walking trails; the Fuqua Conservatory, which has unusual flora from tropical and desert climates; and the award-winning Fuqua Orchid Center. The Canopy Walk, a 600-foot suspension bridge through Storza Woods, was recently added. A variety of special exhibits take place throughout the year.

Sight Information

Address:

1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309, United States

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Phone:

404-876–5859

Sight Details:

  • $18.95
  • Apr., Tues.–Sun. 9–7; May–Oct., Tues., Wed., and Fri.–Sun., 9–7, Thurs. 9 am—10 pm; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Sun. 9–5

Updated 10/16/2012

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Apr 1, 2009

Good botanical garden

This is a pleasant botanical garden with an especially nice indoor conservatory area, the latter containing a very good orchid display as well as sections on tropical, desert, and high altitude flora. The outdoor gardens vary but are generally less impressive. A few drawbacks: plant labeling is spotty at best, it's rather expensive, and it's located a long, twisting, and hilly walk from the nearest MARTA station. Still, not a bad place all in all.

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Jun 18, 2007

A Great Place to Pass Time

This is a beautiful garden that is a wonderful place to spend a few hours on a nice day. The only complaint I have is admission isn't very cheap ($12).

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Sep 20, 2006

Beautiful!

This garden is just beautiful and has a lot to offer people of all ages. Our two year old loved the kids area and we loved it all! The cafe is nice with good food at reasonable prices.

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