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Botania is a botanical garden and a tropical butterfly garden, offering excursions into the world of plants. No need to fly to the tropics, tropical plants and temperatures are to be found in Botania. In the tropical section, you will be greeted by...more
Botania is recently renovated and was not yet complete. However, the premises that were open, were very beatuifully renovated and you could see very closely flora from tropical, subtropical, Mediterranean and desert climats. In some rooms they have exotic butterflies also and they might sit...More
One of the best attractions in Joensuu. With family or friends or alone; a trip around the world by plants. Butterflies make the place feel like something from a fairytale! Also cafeteria, arboretum and picnic-area. Not to mention the cockatoo Juuso, a famous mediaperson and...More
Botania is a suprise. You can "travel" through different climate areas moving from one room to another. The different temperatures of the rooms allow you to perceive your movement in a different climate. The room with the free flying butterflies is unique (but some little...More
A wonderfully kept place that duplicates all major eco systems. I was quite impressed 5 greenhouses that maintain 5 different weather systems.
Not to mention the lovely and lush green environs all around!
One of my favorite places in Joensuu. I specially like visiting it during the winter time because of the tropical environment. Butterflies are also really beatiful and nice tho watch. There are also nice souvenirs.
Relaxation, lightness of mind and warm fuzzy feeling are the ones that come to my mind when thinking about Botania...
Botania has two major parts. It has the tropical greenhouse, and a huge garden for native plants. In winter the garden is a snow covered...More