Botanic Gardens

Port of Spain, Trinidad
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The Royal Botanic gardens houses 700 hundred trees of which thirteen percent (13%) are indigenous to Trinidad and Tobago while the other trees and plants represent all the other continents of the world.

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The Botanic Gardens in Trinidad is located in Port of Spain. The Gardens, which were established in 1818, are situated just north of the Queen’s Park Savannah. The landscaped site occupies 61. 8 acres (25 hectares) and is known as one of the oldest Botanic Gardens in the world. Apart from all the flora that can be found at the Gardens, the grounds include a small burial plot in which former Governors of Trinidad have been buried since 1819. The Gardens are open to the public every day of the year from 6 a. m. to 6 p. m.

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