A great place to unwind when in the city of San Antonio is at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Located in the heart of San Antonio, this attraction is known to be one of the prettiest places in the city. Spread across 38 acres and home to wide variety of exotic specimens from around the world, including native plants and floral displays, the San Antonio Botanical Garden is meant to be explored. While here, visitors will come across a plethora of plants from different habitats ranging from the desert to rainforest. The Lucile Halsell Conservatory located at the San Antonio Botanical Garden is a 91,000 square foot glass complex that is home to plants from around the world in the exhibit rooms featuring diverse world climates, and an aquatic garden courtyard. Also found here are a children's garden, the Water Saver Garden and WaterSaver Lane, an old-fashioned garden, the Cactus and Succulent Garden, a rose garden, the Kumamoto En Japanese garden and even a garden for the blind. There are also bird walks and native plant walks conducted for those interested, as well as a variety of classes and camps for adults and children.
Adults: $10 Children (age 3-13): $7 Children (under age 3): Free Senior Citizens (65 and over): $8
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Around 3 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The Lucile Halsell Conservatory, the Texas Native Trail and the Kumamoto En Japanese garden
Muslims paying a visit to the San Antonio Botanical Garden will not be able to find prayer facilities within its premises. They will however be able to find a clean and quiet area outdoors to offer their prayers. They can also visit one of the numerous mosques in the city, like the Islamic Center of San Antonio, Masjid Beit El-Maqdes, Masjid Al-Madina or Masjid Al-Ikhlas.
Those looking to get a bite to eat while at the San Antonio Botanical Garden can do so at the Anne Marie’s Carriage House Bistro. While the bistro will not be Halal certified, Muslim visitors are sure to find a wide variety of delicious vegetarian and seafood dishes on the menu here. Due to its sizeable Muslim population, the city of San Antonio is also known to house many fantastic Halal restaurants.