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Botanical Garden

22 Carl Skottsbergs Gata, Gothenburg 413 19, Sweden
+46 10 473 77 77
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Amazing

We had a amazing time at the botanical garden. Most flowers were in bloom. We also had the pleasure... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nosotraveledchica
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st paul, mn
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Lovely park

Walked around and had tea in the park. Loved the material collage of the park situated in the tea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue S
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Welcome to one of the largest botanical gardens in Northern Europe. The cultivated part occupies 40 acres and holds about 12 000 species. It is a botanical garden with a strong emphasis on horticulture and the garden is divided into different sections linked by lawns with fine trees and shrubs. You will find a kitchen garden, a herb garden, perennial and annual borders, a Japanese glade, a rhododendron valley and a stunning rock garden with a waterfall. In the bulb garden you find species that are not grown anywhere else. The Greenhouses have more than 4 000 species including a large collection of orchids and carnivorous plants. The Eastern Island tree, extinct in its natural locality, is preserved here. The garden is bordering a nature reserve where also the arboretum is located.
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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22 Carl Skottsbergs Gata, Gothenburg 413 19, Sweden
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+46 10 473 77 77
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a amazing time at the botanical garden. Most flowers were in bloom. We also had the pleasure of seeing the handkerchief tree in bloom! Maps were well placed and provided sufficient detail. We stopped at the little cafe for a cold soda drink....More

Thank nosotraveledchica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked around and had tea in the park. Loved the material collage of the park situated in the tea room. Great topiary. They had peacocks, parrots and many more. Free entry to the hothouses, and lots of picnic tables and chairs. Well worth visiting.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit. The greenhouses (Palm House) very nice. Sculptures and every variety of plant. Camelias beautiful.

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to park quite cheaply right outside. Would have spent longer but rain was imminent. Good place to bring your picnic.

Thank jlynch841
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Botanical Gardens in late May. The grounds are on a hillside, with a wide variety of plants and different motifs. There are themed areas, a Japanese garden, a Korean garden, a formal English garden, for example. The rhododendrons were in bloom when...More

Thank jeff2362
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The botanical gardens are so nice to visit during the different seasons. There is always something to enjoy and explore. We always enjoyed our visits here and drew a lot of energy from it. Its really centrally located and within easy reach. I can recommend...More

Thank Silje P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is simply amazing. The cure they have about the park is remarkable. is a perfect place to go for a wonderful time with the family.

Thank Maur O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely flowers and greenery. Worth the visit. There is a cafe Plenty of area to roam and to take some great photos!.

Thank pfsboss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great enormous botanical garden with different themes and lots of plants, viewpoints and a nature reserve next to it. Recommend it plus it's free

Thank Jordy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flowers everywhere !!! I couldn't stop taking pictures . There is also a cafe nearby in the park for a little Fika .

Thank Eurotuc
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Larry M
What are the hours
31 May 2015|
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Opening hours The Botanical garden is open every day, all year round from 9 am until sunset. The greenhouses are open 10 am - 5 pm May - August and 10 am - 4 pm September - April. They are closed on Christmas Eve... More
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