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The biggest garden in the Garden City...

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens, enclosed by a loop of the Avon River, sit on the edge of Hagley Park in central Christchurch near the historic Arts Centre buildings.

21 hectares of horticultural displays, conservatories, memorials, garden art and walking tracks make these easily accessible gardens worth some time.

The daffodils in spring are beautiful, and the lawns are a picnicker's haven on warm summer evenings! Keep an eye out for Christchurch city's various events held here throughout the year also.

Flowers galore - Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Flowers galore - Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Eli Duke

Welcome in.....

Welcome in.....

Will Ellis

One of the millions of roses in the gardens

One of the millions of roses in the gardens

J Silver

A walk in the park - Christchurch Botanic Gardens

A walk in the park - Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Jeffery

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Kristin Pogue

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Open space in a city.

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Jonathan Maus

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

A huge park filled with numerous varieties of flowers and plants. Your mind is a garden, your thoughts are the seeds. You can grown flowers or you can grow weeds.

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Anna Guttle

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Amazing plants!

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Kathanina Jasik

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Nice flowers and a nice place to walk.

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Anais Touri

France

Ranking: 8/10

Very beautiful, easy carpark, lots of different plants and flowers.

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Alexandra Zwiers

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

A large variety of native flowers and plants. Large rose garden in the centre. Very well maintained. If you have limited time in Christchurch you should go here.

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Madelaine Sirch

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful flowers! Do not forget your camera!

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Greta

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful plants, giant trees, funny ducks and gorgeous water gardens. We sat there for hours and drew the trees.

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Caro G

Ranking: 9/10

Good place to visit. We visited this place at the end of our tour before returning the campervan. It was a beautiful location to have our last camping lunch!

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Ahmed Mohsen Aly

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Pretty average botanical garden.

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Sandra Frischmann

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful garden for sure.

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Manuela Michelbach

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful gardens.

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Janet Evins

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely situation with Hagley Park by the River Avon. Rose Garden, a wonderful scent and excellent are of New Zealand flora, well labelled.

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