Few things are more relaxing than a stroll through a well-kept garden on a nice day. Jardín Botánico Nacional is the largest botanical garden in Latin America, giving guests plenty of time and space to wander and enjoy.
The verdant Jardín Botánico Nacional covers two square kilometers and features orchids, ferns, palms, and more.
Along with a collection of gardens like a countryside estate set up and a Japanese Garden, there is also an ecological museum that touches on the major ecosystems found in the Dominican Republic. An open air trolley is available to take guests on a 30 minute drive around the garden.
Set along the western outskirts of Santo Domingo, Jardín Botánico Nacional happily welcomes vacationers lodging in this part of the city or a nearby area. But even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should consider dropping by for some fun in the sun.
And, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is sharing food at a restaurant within traveling distance of the gardens. The closest place to eat to Jardín Botánico Nacional is Taco Bell Camino Chiquito and Papa John's Santo Domingo where you and your group can try out Italian fare and experience the Dominican Republic culture., a great location to fill up at on your way to visiting the gardens. The eatery is a short ways off, but removed enough that you will probably decide to make arrangements for having some mode of transportation to travel there. Also nearby, you and your group will have restaurants like
If you are interested in visiting two botanical gardens, visit, which is found within driving distance of Jardín Botánico Nacional . You'll find a couple other places of interest nearby, including , which is three quarters of a mile away Santo Domingo. Also, you might think about making the trip to , which is another attraction nearby.
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
|--||0.7 mi. (7.4 km)||SW||4.6 mi. West of Santo Domingo|
|Other Activities/Excursions||0.9 mi. (6.0 km)||E||3.7 mi. Northwest of Santo Domingo|
|Other Activities/Excursions||1.0 mi. (5.6 km)||SE||3.4 mi. West-Northwest of Santo Domingo|
|--||1.1 mi. (5.4 km)||SE||3.4 mi. West-Northwest of Santo Domingo|
|--||1.2 mi. (6.9 km)||NE||4.3 mi. Northwest of Santo Domingo|
|--||1.4 mi. (5.9 km)||ENE||3.7 mi. Northwest of Santo Domingo|
|--||1.6 mi. (4.9 km)||E||3.1 mi. Northwest of Santo Domingo|
|Entrada Parque Zoologico Nacional||--||1.6 mi. (5.9 km)||ENE||3.7 mi. Northwest of Santo Domingo|
Jardín Botánico Nacional is open daily until 6:00 p.m.
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