Jardin Botanico Nacional - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 18° 29.433 W 069° 57.532
19Q E 398772 N 2044728
A wonderful peaceful park in a chaotic city. Huge botanical garden in Santo Domingo.
Waymark Code: WM15QWB
Location: Dominican Republic
Date Posted: 02/12/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Recently renamed Jardin Botanico Dr. Rafael M. Moscoso in honor to a national botanist, this botanical garden covers an area of 160 ha.

It's a complete garden, including a butterfly pavilion, a cactus area, a ferns garden, an orchids collection and the highlight, the Japanese gardens, built by a Japanese resident in Dominican Republic. Sadly, a number of these facilities has been left abandoned and are now closed to the visitors.

The park’s symbol is the leaf of a guanito, a kind of palm tree.

Visiting it from the center of Santo Domingo will probably imply a ride in a taxi or Uber as it's a bit distant.

For further details read the following article:
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And consult the official website:
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Cost of entry: 50.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Hours of Operation: Sat, Sun: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

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