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Jardin Botanique Lausanne

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Address: avenue de Cour 14Bis, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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+41 21 316 99 88
10:00 - 17:00
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Plants, views and playground.

This is a great place to visit when the weather is good. Apart from the obvious - plants and trees, there are paths winding up to the top of the hill where you can relax and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2013
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2013

This is a great place to visit when the weather is good. Apart from the obvious - plants and trees, there are paths winding up to the top of the hill where you can relax and enjoy the views or play games on the grass. In the park below, there is a good playground for children, as well as an... More 

1 Thank jacque1b1
Lausanne, Switzerland
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

It is a place to observe the nature, and the breath taking view over the lake Geneva; changes can be observed from the chilly winter to the blossoming springs, a nice walk will bring you on top of the hill, and you will be enjoying many little paths to go down through the alpine garden and it's beautiful rock gardens.... More 

1 Thank Martina B
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This is a nice park in Lausanne. Pack a picnic, take a nice stroll, and live life like a local. When we lived in Lausanne it was a great place to run.

Thank EmilieH
Tadcaster, England, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Interetsting plants, but nothing was at its best and lots and lots o weeding would be needed to tidy it up - The Swiss seem to be good at tidy ormally. Great views but for the plants go earlier in the year than October

Thank Alison W
Tampa, Florida
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87 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2012

It's a pleasant walk but not recommended if you have a stroller. To reach the top of the hill where you can enjoy a nice view of the lake you gotta take several steps and it's not practical at all with a stroller. Overall it's a nice botanical garden to spend a visit.

1 Thank The_Roosters
Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2012

It's not like a normal botanical garden as you've expect, meaning not to many flowers and floral ornaments, it's more like a park, with a spiral structure and when you get to the top, there is a nice view of the city. Nice place to spend some relaxing time

Thank Gianina T
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56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2012

We brought a picnic and had it on the grass, then walked around the gardens. There is a fountain and small pond on the grounds and some children were swimming, so the kids had a paddle. Lovely spot to spend a few hours and no charge. I don't know how impressed any major gardeners would be with the gardens themselves... More 

Thank littlemissbutler
Hue, Vietnam
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15 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

There are many plants and flowers in the garden and the layout is beutiful. Easy to find. Good place to stop by to relax during your trip.

Thank Oranji
Durham, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Lovely location but rather untidy, flower beds not managed and graffiti on seats etc

Thank caroleburrows9
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2012

The garden provides a lovely hike up to some wonderful views of the lake and town. It is free and was nearly empty on a hot Saturday afternoon.

Thank WMB7

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