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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens


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The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens is a purposeful collection of plants grown for more than just their beauty. Holding curated collections of plants for inventory, education, conservation, and research, they are dedicated to sharing the world of plants with people.

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Bronica Badal

9 months ago

This is the most beautiful botanical garden I've ever seen. The greenhouses were full of plants I've never seen or heard of. Each greenhouse was different climate and had different kinds of plants. Made me literally want a greenhouse of my own. The garden itself smelled of roses and was huge. So many walkways through it so even if it were crowded I think it would be easy to find serenity. A definite must see if you like plants. I would love to see it again. Not to mention it's donation based so it's affordable to all!


Elena Makoviy

6 months ago

Lovely place to spend the half of the day there. And a nice place for photo shooting. There is a lake, bridges, some Japanese monuments and wonderful trees, flowers and bushes. There you can find a storage for books. You can take one, choose a bench and enjoy reading. I really love this place. And one of advantages it's a free place, you don't need to pay. Just be sure you'll come to visit when university is working.


Suzie Jackson

7 months ago

Was great to walk around this garden finally. Heads up if you go parking is on campus in a parking garage called East wing. It costed me around 11 dollars for a few hours. Admission to the gardens is free. It was nice but not as big as I had hoped, I am more impressed with Duke gardens back home.



5 months ago

Such a beautiful and well-maintained garden. Relaxing to walk through and had picnic tables (but be careful, there are also tall sprinklers above some of them). Be sure to stop in the Asian garden as well.


Jonathan Mayhorn

5 months ago

This place is a gem! Theres so much to see here. My favorite was the greenhouses with their diverse plant life from all over the world. Free parking is very limited, so be prepared to pay to park in the garage (reasonable), and walk a short distance.

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