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Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum)

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Really wonderful garden

This garden really tries to have something for everyone; from wide lush stretches of green for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joyce_7t
Still beautiful

Even though most of the flowers are gone the colors of atoumn more than makes up for it. And since... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Ingerid T
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Botanical Gardens in Oslo are absolutely beautiful and should not be missed. Admission is free, and you can get there from any of the T-bane lines. (Grønland stop, and then just follow the signs!) Walking could take 20-30 minutes from around Oslo S. The...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spring day so decided to go the botanic garden for the day. How disappointed- Even the sunshine couldn't make this dismal and tired place seem good. Whilst I appreciate many of the plants were yet to bloom at least I expected it to be...More

3  Thank Global_Traveller_a-z
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All reviews munch museum the natural history museum rock garden palm house plants and trees different species autumn colours green area peaceful place nice walk sunny day walk around worth a visit few hours city centre great place to visit free entry
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This garden really tries to have something for everyone; from wide lush stretches of green for children to run around on, to plant and tree enthusiasts learning more about the wide variety of plant life in the garden and to those who just want to...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Even though most of the flowers are gone the colors of atoumn more than makes up for it. And since there is much less people around you can walk around in peace and quiet.

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Went to the gardens for a brief walk around. Ended up spending a good hour looking around and taking it all in! The gardens were really interesting, with every tree and plant labelled. All signs had an English translation which we liked. The sculptures dotted...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

A wonderful park when the flowers are blooming. A nice café but not too much to eat/ drink. A lot of places to sit, take with a camera or something to draw on. Several museums to visit too, and you can walk here, run, look,...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place away from the hustle and bustle of Oslo City Centre, but easy to walk to. Lovely setting, peace and tranquility.

Thank Stuart153Seaforde
Reviewed 20 September 2018

A large area of tranquil gardens. Good views from the hill. Inspired to copy the octagonal summer house at home.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

These gardens are huge, excellent spot for a picnic, sitting reading a book or a nice leisurely stroll, best of all it's free.

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

I tend to visit botanical gardens in every city I visit that has one - so my bar is quite high. I enjoyed visiting the garden in Oslo. I personally am not as interested in trees as I am in flowers and plants - there...More

Thank Squidhead
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We go to the botanical gardens in every city we visit. Oslo's is especially well organized and beautifully kept. The identifications are well done, and the museum shop has a great assortment of unusual choices. At Oslo prices, so beware.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

We visited the Natural History Museum, and wandered around the garden a little afterwards. We ate our lunch in a beautiful garden of ornamental flowers. We walked around a little after that and found a manor-like building with a cafe, and some cool sculptures of...More

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