Royal Botanical Gardens

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One of the oldest gardens in the world, the Royal Botanical Gardens was established in the year 1818, and for almost two centuries have been pleasing visitors with the colorful flowers and native plants.

The Royal Botanical Gardens contains over 700 trees throughout the property, and guests will see them all as the walk the gardens. Additionally, within the gardens are a small group of tombstones, the resting place of the Trinidad Governors who have served past 1819.


Royal Botanical Gardens is found in St. Ann's, in the northeastern outskirts of Port of Spain.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be having a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of these botanical gardens. The most nearby eatery to Royal Botanical Gardens is Cafe Trinidad, a great eatery to fill up at on your way to visiting these botanical gardens. Ithaki Restaurant and The Waterfall Restaurant & Bar offer additional dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction. At The Waterfall Restaurant & Bar you and your party will be able to test out Caribbean cuisine and enjoy the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers with an interest in viewing two botanical gardens, find out more about Rock Garden, which is situated a quarter mile to the west-southwest of Royal Botanical Gardens. You'll find at least one or two additional activities in the area, including President's House, which is a few hundred yards away St. Ann's. You might also want to consider heading over to Stollmeyer's Castle, which is another attraction close by.

Gardens are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Royal Botanical Gardens
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
President's House Historic Site 0.1 mi. (3.1 km) ENE St. Ann's
Stollmeyer's Castle Historic Site 0.4 mi. (2.4 km) WSW St. Clair
Wild Flower Park Other Attraction 0.4 mi. (2.3 km) W St. Clair
Queen's Park Savannah -- 0.5 mi. (2.7 km) S Downtown Port of Spain
Jackson Square -- 0.5 mi. (2.1 km) SW St. Clair
Queen's Royal College Sports Ground Other Attraction 0.6 mi. (2.0 km) SW St. Clair
Nelson Mandela Park Other Attraction 0.7 mi. (1.7 km) SW St. Clair
Hayes Court Historic Site 0.8 mi. (2.5 km) S Downtown Port of Spain

More Information


The public are free to visit the gardens any day between 6:00am and 6:00pm.

Location: St. Ann's, Trinidad


(868) 622-1221


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