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Botanical Garden

Open Now: 06:00 - 23:00
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Leisure corner

I'm in love with this Botanical garden. The first time I went there was in August. There was still... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
homa_l62
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Lyon, France
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Free and beautiful

The entrance is free, but they encourage you to make a small donation. The place is rather big and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
szsza88
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Bucharest, Romania
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Welcome to one of the largest botanical gardens in Northern Europe. The cultivated part occupies 40 acres and holds about 12 000 species. It is a botanical garden with a strong emphasis on horticulture and the garden is divided into different...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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22 Carl Skottsbergs Gata, Gothenburg 413 19, Sweden
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All reviews japanese garden rock garden plants and trees nice garden nature reserve full bloom water features green house beautiful flowers lovely walk different areas entrance fee sunny day tram stop walking around beautiful park worth a visit
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm in love with this Botanical garden. The first time I went there was in August. There was still a lot of flowers blooming. It was very exciting to see that. If time allows, I don't mind to come here every day and relax myself...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is free, but they encourage you to make a small donation. The place is rather big and has some interesting pathways (hidden ones) to a hill. It's like walking in a park, but with some limitations and a quite diverse vegetation.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice walk on a sunny day with a few greenhouses you can enter. Small park preparing for winter but right next to hotel and offered a different way to get from one side of town to the other.

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, free and a fantastic place for kids to experience the turn of seasons, both domestic and foreign species, and the more “wild” pathways to the viewpoint was an imminent hit and awards you with a fantastic view over the city.

Thank Lars Delfs M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice and relatively big garden with different sections (ie bamboo garden, japanese garden, dahlia area, stone hill). We visited in October, out of main season, but nice anyway. Good views from the stone hill. Also a good cafe and a shop.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gothenburg Botanical Gardens are about a 30 minute walk from the city centre. The gardens are well spaced out and have a vast variety of plants, bulbs, trees, flowers, etc. A very calm and interesting place to take a wander. There is also a...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Its a botanical garden. A good place to come with your book and sit on the many benches or grass. Most of the trees and flowers have English descriptions to read. Expect to spend 2-3 hours just walking and taking in the sights during summer

Thank Jadiel K
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

It was a huge park. Having many sections, The Rock Garden, Greenhouse, Japanese Garden, Nature Reserve etc ... It was a nice stroll for all ages, the flowers are blooms and very beautiful. There is a cafe located in Centre of the park but accepts...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a place for contemplation on the beauty of nature and you need to walk all the way up to the japanese rock garden if you want the best experience. After admiring all the unusual trees and plants you can warm your cold fingers...More

Thank AnnaT1357
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It was in the middle of city center and very nice and calm, there was some drizzling which you can see in photos

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Raji R
22 July 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
It is free but a 20SEK donation is requested - about £1.80 - slot in pillar at entrance if you wish to donate. There is a charge to see the greenhouses - that is 20SEK - well worth it. You can download a free app for your... More
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13 May 2018|
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Response from 590olliej | Reviewed this property |
The trams run regularly all over the city and are easy to navigate. You can buy tickets in nearby Pressbyrån or 7-Eleven kiosks for unlimited travel all day.
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Opening hours The Botanical garden is open every day, all year round from 9 am until sunset. The greenhouses are open 10 am - 5 pm May - August and 10 am - 4 pm September - April. They are closed on Christmas Eve... More
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