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Linnaeus Garden

27 Svartbaecksgatan, Uppsala 753 32, Sweden
+46 18 471 28 38
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This place is good as the environment of place is very calm and pleasing. This garden is best place... read more

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Pratik D
Wonderful for all who love science, plants, and knowledge

We travelled from Stockholm to Uppsala specifically just to see Linneaus' Gardens, since I have a... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
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The Linnaeus Garden was the first botanical garden in Sweden founded in 1655 by Olof Rudbeck the elder. It is laid out in the French Style and restored following Linnaeus' and Carl Harleman's design from 1745. Today approximately 1300 species are grown here. All known to have been cultivated by Linnaeus and arranged according to his own system.
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27 Svartbaecksgatan, Uppsala 753 32, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is good as the environment of place is very calm and pleasing. This garden is best place in the entire city.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We travelled from Stockholm to Uppsala specifically just to see Linneaus' Gardens, since I have a great interest in Botany. What a wonderful little museum, and also, the gardens themselves were divine. I can imagine it being a bit dull for some people, but for...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

One of the nice places to visit in Uppsala in the summer is the Linnaeus museum and garden. Use the audio guide to walk through his house and then take a stroll around the garden, which is exclusively plans from the time Linnaeus ran the...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The story of Carl Linnaeus is really cool! We took the tour in English, which was about an hour and gave a personal picture of Linnaeus's life, passions and successes. We were given an in depth look at 18th century Sweden. The gardens are interesting...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is not a huge garden, but very interesting if you are into plants and biology for its historic value.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

If you have even a casual interest in gardening/horticulture, you would do well to learn about Carl Linneaus, to whom you owe quite a lot, including the fact that your local garden center helpfully divides the "perennials" from the "annuals." In addition to the educational...More

Thank Ashley S
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

It's a nice garden overall with plenty of plants. In the price of the ticket you can visit Linnaeus' Hammarby. we didn't manage to do it yet. Interesting museum which tell you the story of the scientist. Definitely must see for the garden lovers.

Thank Lucyna M
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had a rather disappointing trip to this garden. We are also to be blamed for this as we only reached this garden closer to 4.30pm. they were closing at 5pm. We enquired if we can visit the garden withouit visiting the musuem and the...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Personally I enjoyed very much to just stroll around in the garden and to recognise a lot of flowers and plants that I see very often during my walks during spring and summer in Linköping, Sweden. The museum was also very informative to see how...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

When most everything was closed for Midsummer weekend, this garden and house was open and offered a lovely meander while learning about the Linneaeus classification system. The house gave comprehensive information about the man and his family with the aid of a wearable audio system....More

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