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Botanischer Garten Giessen

Senckenbergstr. 6, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
+49 641 9935240
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Germany's oldest (in original location)

Great Botanical Garden, right in the centre, being renovated currently, so it will get even better... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
pavvickers
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Giessen, Germany
Underwhelmed and unwelcome

Rode my bike to the Botanic Garden today - excited to see Germany's oldest botanical garden (still... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
IanBriz
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Brisbane, Australia
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Senckenbergstr. 6, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Great Botanical Garden, right in the centre, being renovated currently, so it will get even better. The Darwin path is particularly attractive. The summer concerts are great.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Rode my bike to the Botanic Garden today - excited to see Germany's oldest botanical garden (still on the original site). Maybe it was because the bicycle hadn't been invented when the garden was established, but there are no bike racks inside or out. So...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

I love to visit botanic gardens. This one is not very big, but very rich in species and different sceneries. A real gem to vist.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I spent a couple of weeks in Giessen so I frequently wandered into the gardens to sit on a bench with my take away coffee and a book. The gardens could use a bit of upkeep but over all a lovely way to spend a...More

1  Thank lshfame
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Most of the Gießen citizens take a normal walk trough this park. But if you stop and have a deeper look at the nice flowers and plants you will love that "Garten"

Thank Roger W
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

A small Botanical Garden; it is still a the same location where it was founded in the 17th century. Some nice old trees, but no old architecture. A nice stroll when you happen to be in the town.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place, where they organize little events. There are too many work in progress area and the opening time is restricted.

Thank Manu M
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

It is a small wonderful place, in the mittle of the city... but when you are there you won´t even notice it. Romantic or with Children it is a very nice choice to relax...

Thank Andre L
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Founded in 1609, the Botanical Garden is credited as the oldest one in Germany. Beautiful nature escape within the city, with approximate 8000 species of plants, there is something to see for every taste. Lovely way to spend some peaceful and quiet time. Interesting fact...More

1  Thank Corina C
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Pay attention to the opoening times!! Sometimes they have also conserts and other events in the Botanical Garden. Even good for relaxing and may be read a book or your newspaper

Thank muelv21
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