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Botanical Garden

22 Carl Skottsbergs Gata, Gothenburg 413 19, Sweden
+46 10 473 77 77
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Love this place, beautiful flowers, playground and special rose cafe. Too bad for me it is not open... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
thes1977
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Abcoude, The Netherlands
Nice place

Nice area to spend time in - even for me who aren't that interested in flowers and gardening. Went... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LarsNaess
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Fredrikstad, Norway
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this place, beautiful flowers, playground and special rose cafe. Too bad for me it is not open to dogs because now my husband and I couldn't go together because one had to stay with the dog

Thank thes1977
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice area to spend time in - even for me who aren't that interested in flowers and gardening. Went with interested friends and I was surprised that I enjoyed several hours here. Nice selection in the restaurant as well.

Thank LarsNaess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and peaceful garden to go for walk and just to enjoy the beauty of plants and gardens. Suitable for everyone.

Thank SmartEstonian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy walk from our hotel to the garden. It is a nice stroll. You have a good view of the canals and can sit and watch.

Thank MattJane
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large gardens with lots of interesting areas. We visited on a rainy evening after the greenhouses had closed but there was still plenty to see and do. Highlights, for us, included the small vegetable garden and the dahlia border

Thank Hungry_Mole_2305
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit with the kids, playgrounds, botanical gardens inside and out , lovely restaurant, snack kiosks , and beautiful lawns to stretch out on or do yoga , right on the river walk as well

Thank manos6232
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is good for a slow stroll to see beautiful plantings or you could go for a brisk walk in nearby "änggårdsbergen". If the weather is bad you can visit the greenhouse. The restaurant is expensive ut delivers good food. You can also bring...More

Thank helenahellstrom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful oasis in the middle of the city Gothenburg, enjoy your walkabout, flowers, birds and silence from city soundings

Thank Irene B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Botaniska trädgården is a beautiful botanical garden. The park is layer out in different areas to match the different types of plats that grow here. For example the rose garden, the Japanese garden and the little Swedish summer house with allotment. There is a very...More

Thank inger j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful garden with lots of flowers and other plants from around the world. Free entrance but pay 20kr if you want to support. It's a calm atmosphere, but good for kids aswell. There is a playground with dinosaurs made from wood and...More

Thank Ulrika S
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Larry M
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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