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Jardin Botanico Francisco Javier Clavijero

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Spend a wonderful day visiting this well planned garden

During my 45 years living in Xalapa, Veracruz the Jardin Botanico is one of the most outstanding... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Xalapa, Veracruz
Excellent garden

The botanical garden offers a great example of orchids, mountain rain forest, regional edibles and... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Tere L
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Carretera Antigua a Coatepec No. 351 Km 2.5, Xalapa 91070, Mexico
+52 228 842 1827
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

During my 45 years living in Xalapa, Veracruz the Jardin Botanico is one of the most outstanding acheivments that I have seen realized here. The Jardin is the showroom of the Ecological Institute were we can go to learn so much about the natural enviornment...More

3  Thank Jalaparoy
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The collections are well maintained and organized. For bird watching it is best to arrive at opening (9:00 am). Mondays are closed. There are trails through older growth cloud forest that are full of birds. We arrived on the Briones bus from Coatepec. The bus...More

1  Thank royannjean
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The botanical garden offers a great example of orchids, mountain rain forest, regional edibles and herbs, collection of bambues, collection of ginkgo biloba, collection of cactus

Thank Tere L
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This site is not only beautiful and is a great place for family activities (like picnics), but it gathers an awesome collection of plants, including cycads, carnivorous plants, etc.

1  Thank Oron D
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful. Enjoyed seeing the beautiful herbs and nature. This was easy to get to and we had an excellent time.

Thank April M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The garden exposes you to so many plants. I was able to learn so much about Mexico's biodiversity in a short visit.

Thank JamilyaU
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a gorgeous space with lots of open areas - something hard to find in most condensed Mexican cities. You can wonder around freely. It's unlike other botanical gardens I've seen in that it's not chock-full of groups of exotic flowers and plants; still,...More

Thank sdevries
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Well worth spending a few hours exploring the grounds.. They allow you to roam free throughout the whole area and there is a huge diversity of plants located within the grounds,, If you like botanical gardens you won't leave disappointed..

Thank mexgringo
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is a beautiful Botanical Garden, where you can find a lot of different species that grow in the fog forrest. You can spend the day having a picnic or walking around the various areas that the garden has. A must go when visiting Xalapa.

Thank Alililii
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Beautiful botanical garden and very well maintained. Enjoy the day to walk in the forest adjoining the INECOL close to the botanical garden. This preserved forest is superb and contain monkeys and birds.

1  Thank Jean-christophe B
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