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Botanical Garden (Hortus Botanicus)

Plantage Middenlaan 2a, 1018 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 9021
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Plantage Middenlaan 2a, 1018 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
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"butterfly house"
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"hot house"
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"interesting garden"
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"plant life"
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"large greenhouse"
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"butterfly area"
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"different species"
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"artis zoo"
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"entrance fee"
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"couple of hours"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

A peaceful garden to wander in. Limited information on plants - Latin and Dutch. However, it was a walk full of blooms and the butterfly garden, while hot and steamy, was fun.

Thank ewlevin
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had read an article about the gardens and decided to visit. I travelled on the ‘open top’ bus and worked out that I needed to get off at the Jewish Museum stop. From there you could see the large greenhouse so it was easy...More

Thank marymary27
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thank God it only took us a few minutes to walk through and it was already a part of the Amsterdam Card so I didn't have to pay. Very small not worth the stop have been to gardens all over and this one just isn't...More

Thank timcarla
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a spare day and decided to see what I could do in the local area, and stumbled across this botanical garden. It isn’t huge but you get a lot for your money, especially as the entry price was quite cheap. Being winter and...More

Thank VioletHall
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend had mentioned that I needed to visit this 'Green House' in the middle of the city when I visited Amsterdam & I am so happy I did!! What a beautiful display of diverse plants, trees & flowers from all over the world!! They...More

Thank Michele C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So I love gardening and the Dutch are wonderful farmers so you would expect a memorable botanical display. Not so even though we visited later in June when many flowers should have been blooming. Also the signage was only in Dutch so that limited our...More

Thank WindshearDon
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely botanical garden. Not enormous so a really nice way to spend just an hour or two to learn about the plant species of the area.

Thank augamber
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We oldies got into Hortus Botanicus at the reduced rate of 5 Euros. If you are into gardening it's interesting to see the huge range of plants set out here. The highlights for most people are the greenhouses with their transitions from plants of one...More

Thank I-am-not-Robin-Hood
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This feels like your local, traditional garden centre. A comfortable place to visit. Things to note ~take time to climb up to the walk ways in the glass houses ~enjoy the butterflies; fantastic when they land on you ~superb gift shop, and not expensive. I...More

Thank J B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this experience and the variety of plants that they had on offer. Maybe a little bit small, but they did a lot with the space they have.

Thank ladyleafylane
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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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Robin M
26 October 2017|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
I think it should be OK
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Mamasuzz
3 July 2016|
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Response from family2kids2013 | Property representative |
first of all, apologies for this late reply. A visit to the hortus should take a good hour /hour-and-a-half for a relaxed walk through our garden and greenhouses.
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Amy W
31 May 2015|
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