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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)

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Address: Altenbergrain 21, Bern 3013, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 31 631 49 45
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Affiliated with the University of Bern, these gardens are home to exotic...

Affiliated with the University of Bern, these gardens are home to exotic plants from all over the world.

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I had to wain in Bern for 3 hrs for my next train, so I went here because it was close to the train station, around 10 min walking (something like that..). It is very small, but I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 February 2016
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Guadalajara, Mexico

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Zagreb, Croatia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

It's wonderful and peaceful. Ideal for walking and start point for sightseeing. Location in along the river and close to the city center

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Small garden, nice place if you want to come and relax there, but nothing else special. The entrance is free of charge which makes it especially attractive. It may be difficult for elderly people to climb up the hill on the way back to the city.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

I had to wain in Bern for 3 hrs for my next train, so I went here because it was close to the train station, around 10 min walking (something like that..). It is very small, but I enjoyed the sight. Very good to relax and walk around a little if you have a long wait it in Bern.

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Castiglione Delle Stiviere, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Pretty little garden to have a nice walk around.We have visited it in December,when it certainly wasn't in its full glory cause all the plants looked half dead lol...if you go there try visiting in the spring or summer :)

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Worth a visit if you're in the area. Botanically diverse considering its size, with several themed greenhouses. Good for a picnic in summer, and access to the river. There is a coffee shop in the Gardens that is open only in summer.

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

The green house is very beautiful. There is a cafe outside in Summer. I go back there again and again.

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

the botanical garden in Bern is not the biggest but its location, so close to the center makes it a beautiful place to relax while visiting the city. Get your food in one of the stores in the city and enjoy a nice picnic in the green. From the trainstation you walk around ten minutes, crossing Lorraine bridge. On the... More 

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Olten, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very nice and cured garden with plenty of variations..very interesting visit in a nice location and surroundings

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Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Nice and relaxing. Perfect if you are looking for some peaceful place in order to read your favorite book, or even if you are looking for some place in order to have some quality time if your wife/husband/partner or whatsoever! :-)

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Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

The garden itself is beautiful and has magnificent old trees, the greenhouses are also great and so is the view onto the Aare river. However we were a bit disappointed that there was no visitor center where maps would be available. We found one at the entrance gate, but it was unreadable. The good surprise came from the "food truck"... More 

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