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Lyon Arboretum

3860 Manoa Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA

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Botanical Gardens

About Lyon Arboretum

This is a 200-acre arboretum and botanical garden which was managed by the University of Hawaii. Much of the collection consists of an artificial lowland tropical rainforest with numerous trails and small water features. It was established in 1918.


Attractions near Lyon Arboretum

Manoa Falls1.04km from Lyon Arboretum

A 150-foot waterfall located along the Manoa Falls Trail in Honolulu, Hawaii. Many tourists are attracted to the waterfall and the scenery throughout the Manoa falls trail leading up to it. Swimming in the pool below the waterfall is highly discouraged because there is a threat of becoming infected with Leptospirosis. Another attraction near Manoa Falls is the Lyon Arboretum. The Lyon Arboretum preserves many endangered Hawaiian plant species.

Nu‘uanu Pali3.84km from Lyon Arboretum

This is a section of windward cliff of the Koʻolau mountain. The speciality of this mountain is the scenic views from here and the adventurous trekking upto more than 1000 feet offers a good experience.

Honolulu Museum of Art5.86km from Lyon Arboretum

An art museum located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The museum is the largest of its kind in the state and was founded in 1922 by Anna Rice Cooke. The museum has one of the largest single collections of Asian and Pan-Pacific art in the United States,

Iolani Palace6.61km from Lyon Arboretum

The ʻIolani Palace was the royal residence of the rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii beginning with Kamehameha III under the Kamehameha Dynasty. It is located in the capitol district of downtown Honolulu in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It is now a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Kawaiahaʻo Church6.65km from Lyon Arboretum

The first Christian church built on Oahu. The is made of 14,000 coral slabs from ocean reefs that were hauled from the sea by native laborers and missionaries. The church and the grounds were named a National Historic Landmark in 1962. Now it is also a popular tourist destination in Honolulu county.

Hawaii Army Museum Society6.86km from Lyon Arboretum

A huge museum that was located inside former coastal artillery "Battery Randolph". The museum's collection contains some World War II armor pieces, an AH-1 Cobra helicopter, and small arms indoors, as well as the battery itself. The battery's main guns were scrapped prior to the inception of the museum.  The museum also includes a "Gallery of Heroes" honoring recipients of the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross.

Where is Lyon Arboretum

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Honolulu County23 attractions

A consolidated city-county in the US.  About 70% of the state's population lives in Honolulu County. This county is blessed with several beautiful places and so many beautiful water bodies also.