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Hortus Haren

Kerklaan 34, 9751 NN Haren, The Netherlands
+31 50 537 0053
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A beautiful garden combined with a Relaxing Atmosphere

For people who loves to walk and feel relaxed in the middle of a beautiful nature settings..this is... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
Philippines, Sorsogon, Barcelona, Philippines
Beautiful Chinese garden

The Hortus in Haren is always worth a visit. It's large enough for a good walk, but if you don't... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Groningen, The Netherlands
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Kerklaan 34, 9751 NN Haren, The Netherlands
+31 50 537 0053
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

For people who loves to walk and feel relaxed in the middle of a beautiful nature settings..this is one great place to visit...

Thank Charlhynne05
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Hortus in Haren is always worth a visit. It's large enough for a good walk, but if you don't want to walk very far can choose to stay close to the entrance and just visit the beautiful Chinese garden. This garden was sponsored by...More

Thank RichardKastelein
Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you are in the area, it is worth a visit - in part to see the fascinating upmarket neighborhood with rather grand houses that line the route from the train station (20 min walk or there is a bus from the train). The entrance...More

Thank john592
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The Chinese garden has a nice atmosphere. The rest of the gardens were not so special. Spend a few hours walking but the Pokemon Go gyms were much more interesting at this place. Shame of the EU 8,50 entry

Thank Herr F
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I've visited the garden with my girlfriend from Vietnam. We both liked it very much. It is just like the real deal, very calming atmosphere. Only bad thing is the price. The rest of the gardens were not that interesting, but that's a matter of...More

Thank Ruud P
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We paid e8,50 per person entrance. For that amount you expect something. It was a big disappointment. Wrong names placed at plants/trees, a rosarium without roses, lots of weeds, a garden in decay! We expected a greenhouse, but it is gone. In the past it...More

Thank Evelyn W
Reviewed 30 January 2016

I know the Hortus has been in financial difficulties for years, but keeping it open in this stat of disrepair is a disgrace. We got in for free, and found that to be too expensive. There has been no visible maintenance done for quite a...More

1  Thank Gerrit P
Reviewed 7 March 2015

A beautifully designed garden a few kilometers from the city. Even in March it had things to appreciate. Water, rockeries, winter-flowering shrubs, chinese garden etc. Well worth a few hours.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This garden is in Haren, south of Groningen. Take the bus not the train, it gets you nearer to the Garden, even then it is a good walk to get there. This is a wonderfully large botanical garden, well labeled and maintained. The Chinese Garden...More

1  Thank Swissabroad
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Bit of a swine to find as they don't seem to put many signposts up, but worth it. I am not usually keen on gardens but I really liked these. Loved the scale of the place and the variety. One tip - don't miss the...More

1  Thank corrie_clan
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