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“Beautiful gardens”
Review of Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens
Ranked #61 of 309 things to do in Helsinki
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Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

Warning: the map location on City Guide is NOT CORRECT. It is not near Sweedish Theatre on Esplanade. The correct location is Unioninkatu 44. Tram 3, 6 or 9 to Varsapuistikko then a short walk. The glass houses are definitely worth a visit. Look out for giant water lilly in the summer - early autumn.

Thank Kingwiltshire
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We discovered the gardens whilst walking- they are very close to city apartments. My young children loved exploring in there, and saw a "real" bumblebee ( in Australia they are not fat and furry)! The giant Lilly pads are amazing. June was a great time to see everything at its best.

Thank blueeyez26
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

I had just a quick visit there, while having a business trip to Helsinki and having 10 minutes extra time before the train left. This is very near the main railway station. There was also some kind of renovation of the garden going on, so it wasn´t on its best view at the moment. But still impressed me, since I am a kind of a "gardenholic". I should visit this one on the spring with at least 1,5 hours time!

Thank MarikaR73
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

We had extra time while visiting Helskinki so we thought to see the Botanical Gardens as well as it is free (outside garden that is, going to the greenhouse needs a ticket). I understand if going there at a better time, perhaps early summer there is a bit more to see, flowers and such. But we visited in August, on a very rainy day.

1  Thank Ann V
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

Within the city and easy walking from the main sea front (the open air market area) the gardens are free and extensive. The large greenhouses were closed during our visit but still a tranquil and interesting visit.

Thank MalvernMoneyman
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