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Orto Botanico di Padova

Via Orto Botanico 15, 35123, Padua, Italy
+39 049 827 3939
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Padua 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour Including the Botanical Garden
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The world's first university botanical garden continues a tradition of research into plant species begun in 1545. In the World Heritage List Unesco from 1997.
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Via Orto Botanico 15, 35123, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

I was lucky enough to get in here for a free visit, and we saw the old botanic (claiming to be the oldest in the world) as well as the new biodiversity building. If you can get in on one of their discount days it's...More

1  Thank Lc-uk-84-li
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We had high hopes of the oldest botanical garden in the world, but were disappointed. It costs €12 to enter, which is almost as much as you would pay to see Kew Gardens, but there is much less to see. The old garden is an...More

1  Thank uglboo
Reviewed 8 September 2015

It is a UNESCO world heritage and the oldest university botanical garden of the world, created in 1545. Although new areas and greenhouses were added later, the old part still has the original structure. In the new exhibition greenhouses you have an upper floor, where...More

Thank NetHawk
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Sadly we could spend only a couple of hours here - a couple of days would barely start to scratch the surface of any serious exploration. A place to revisit as often as possible. The new 'Garden of Biodiversity' is a smaller version of the...More

1  Thank uropwide
Reviewed 18 August 2015

pretty gardens that have just been renovated, but over expensive and you can see some pretty gardens throughout the area.

1  Thank tilytiger
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

If you enjoy flowers, plants and natural beauty this is for you. We truly enjoyed strolling around the Botanical Garden eith it's secluded quiet area in the middle of the city. Recommended!

Thank Pär W
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

The Botanical Gardens are a very interesting place to visit. These were the first ones ever planted and in the 1500's they were used as a record of medicinal plants. There is an enormous steel and glass building which houses examples of plants from the...More

Thank harrytravellers
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

The magic you get there has no words to describe. After leaving u have the feeling of comfort and peace. Highly recommend!

Thank Tony-Reinhold R
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

An oasis on a hot day, historic medicinal gardens and some amazing new greenhouses. Take a couple of hours to stroll round and breathe it all in.

Thank DougReid
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The Orto botanica is not to be missed by anyone who loves gardening, flora, and all things growing. It is an amazing space...with such a stupendous array of specimens...orchids, water lilies...trees from all over the world. Peaceful, calming, grounding and centering. Words cannot describe. Beautiful...More

1  Thank Fireweed39
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Putovanja Z
12 April 2017|
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Response from Putovanja Z |
I checked directly with Botanical Garden, they will be open.
23 May 2016|
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Response from Brun066 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Following the official website, on Mondays in June the garden is closed. The garden is open also on Mondays, but just in April and May Brun066
8 September 2015|
Response from UniPD | Property representative |
Ticket prices range from 4 to 12 euro (standard rate). Please check the official website (page "tickets") for further details
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