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Botanical Garden

22 Carl Skottsbergs Gata, Gothenburg 413 19, Sweden
+46 10 473 77 77
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This is a must if you visit Gothenburg.

This is a beautiful hide away in Gothenburg. The botanic garden is located just a outside city... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clas-Erik S
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Gothenburg, Sweden
A quiet relaxation.

This is the ideal for somenone wanting some peace and quiet, and a lot of interesting plants and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ansedor
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Göteborg, Sweden
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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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  • Average4%
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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 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hide away in Gothenburg. The botanic garden is located just a outside city center, to get there is easy, either by buss or tram. Taking the car can be little bit difficult simply because limited parking space in the vicinity of...More

Thank Clas-Erik S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the ideal for somenone wanting some peace and quiet, and a lot of interesting plants and flowers too. Payment is voluntary, for keeping the garden running.

Thank ansedor
Reviewed 1 week ago

This i a place for relaxing or enjoy all the flowers from all over the world. Enjoy the city and nightlife, but go here the day after and you will soon fully recovered. After a great walk around you can sit down and take a...More

Thank Lars B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanical Gardens is one place you should go if you are visiting Gothenburg. I'm not usually one for gardens, or for that matter nature, but even I can't deny that this is a fantastic place to visit. It's well-kept, beautiful, and being there puts...More

Thank rob s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant area for a walk and you can enjoy few greenhouses for free. It wount take long to go throw, so definetely can spent at least 30 mins unless you are into "green things" :)

Thank Ausra_Zi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge botanical garden, very well kept, all plants and trees are tagged. Many different sections with different atmospheres. Benches on many spots to sit and enjoy the surroundings. Excellent greenhouses.

Thank María V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free but you can donate. Very pleasant day with pretty grounds and lots of different flowers, plants, etc. Different sections too! Was a very good walk and we spent a few hours going through the entire gardens.

Thank liket0dine0ut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely trip out on town on the tram and gorgeous free gardens. Plenty of room to walk around and explore.

Thank DJG_KAG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here several times and this time we also spent some time just relaxing in this park. Here you can walk around and look at different plants, trees and their stone garden.

Thank jechstra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a wonderful garden. So many plants to see. A good activity in the open and amongst nature.Best to come with family and feel one with nature.

Thank goodasbeer
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Larry M
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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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