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Turku University Botanical Garden

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Address: Ruissalon puistotie 215, Turku 20100, Finland
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+358 3 5822761900

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Nice garden

This garden contains lot of plants that you have hard to find anywhere else in Finland Outside garden is free but to get inside you had to pay, but there is lot to see even in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
Turku, Finland
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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This garden contains lot of plants that you have hard to find anywhere else in Finland Outside garden is free but to get inside you had to pay, but there is lot to see even in outside

Thank Kreivi
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I loved the garden. There were names for nearly all plants also in Finnish language and not just the scientific name. Outside was free but inside you had to pay. There was discount for students but not for unemployed, which was a big minus for me. We spent there 3 hours and didn´t have time to see all. I will... More 

Thank Hanne2014
Turku, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a lovely place to visit when it's -20C degrees outside; you feel like you've travelled abroad :) Interesting also for little kids!

Thank NinaSula
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

A nice and colorful botanical park in the beautiful Ruissalo worth a visit! :) You can easily get there by bus (line number 8). You can visit the outer garden free of charge but if you wish to visit also the inner garden with more exotical flowers there was a small fee for that. There is a small café also.

Thank _Sariannn-
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Excellent park to have a picnic, easy to stroll around. Nice atmosphere, peaceful too. Must to see: Greenhouse, absolutely great and lovely place to spend some time, you´ll be relaxed.

Thank Sakari L
Southwest Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Turku University botanical garden is one and only most beautiful botantical gardens of Turku City ...situated in the Ruissalo a National Reserve, its a great place to visit, awesome scenic beauty, indoor and outdoors...Indoor showcasing flora and fauna from around the world...bringing whole world vegetation under one roof....from dryland/ deserts to wetlands from temperate grassland, to amazon rainforests... serene... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We've had a meeting there. That's an awesome place!Like a tropical paradise in the snowy field. So relaxing!

Thank Anastasiya I
Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Most of it is free to view but there is a small greenhouse that you have to buy a ticket for. If it's cold outside then the greenhouse is a really nice place to visit.

Thank keef1988
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Garden is locating in Ruissalo what is good option if you like to see Finnish nature. There are in the garden free outdoor area, good for example for walking. For greenhouses you have to pay, but it's worth of that if you like to see good selection of international vegetation.

Thank Irene346
Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We recently discovered this place and we are in love with it. It´s really nice and perfect for a nice picnic or just for a long, relaxing walk. It´s also interesting for children, because they have there the chance to see and touch all kind of different plants. The colours, air and surroundings are wonderful. Love it!

Thank Lehtinen

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