Carlos Thays Botanical Garden (Jardim Botanico Carlos Thays)
- Type: Parks and Gardens
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In this verdant, 18-acre botanical garden, you can take a rest from the hustle and bustle of the city and savor the scenery from a park bench. Boasting around 5,000 species of plants, this tranquil oasis lures visitors with its versatile array of flora, as well as beautiful statues, trickling brooks, buzzing dragonflies, and organic vegetable garden. Another highlight: The garden contains a green house imported from France in 1900.
Recent visitors praise the garden's idyllic location in the heart of the city and suggest strolling through its enclosed green space when in need of respite. One TripAdvisor user describes the garden as a "very beautiful and wooded place in the middle of the city. In an hour you can enjoy it."
Admission to the botanical garden is free. During the winter season, the botanical garden welcomes visitors on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on weekends from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. In the summer months, the botanical garden is open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on weekends from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Holiday hours vary. The garden is located in the Palermo neighborhood and is easily accessible via subte Line D to Plaza Italia. For more information, consult the garden's official website.