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Tromso Botaniske Hage

Breivika, Tromso, Norway
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Beautiful Botanical Garden

I believe it is the northern most botanical garden in Europe if not the world. It was lovely with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ed50_13
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Johnstown, Colorado
On the University Campus

If you love to find where the plants in your garden at home came from then this is the spot to do... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
j p
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New York City, New York
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  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Breivika, Tromso, Norway
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I believe it is the northern most botanical garden in Europe if not the world. It was lovely with beautiful flowers and plants of all types nicely done and easily accessible walking through the different levels on nice walking trails.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you love to find where the plants in your garden at home came from then this is the spot to do that. Lovely garden maintained with great intelligence, now blooming you will find the most interesting species of flowers and plants. The Arctic class...More

Thank j p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most northerly botanic garden. It is beautifully landscaped like a mountain walk along little accessible paths You can get close to all the beautiful plants which come from mountains all over the world so you can take wonderful photographs. The blue Icelandic...More

Thank LindaMurcia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely surprise as only 500 metres from where our ship docked and free to enter. The Gardens are very colourful even on a dull, damp day. The flowers were amazing for a garden that suffers such extreme conditions, mid night sun, seven months...More

Thank Traveller1035
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Open all year around. We arrived at 0930 Saturday morning and there were very few other people around then, but it soon changed. It was a beautiful garden, well kept. A bit tricky to get around if you're not so steady on your feet... We...More

Thank GunnHa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a special place. Not the easiest to find - we weren't sure quite where to get off the bus - but when we discovered it, a real thrill. It's an amazing collection of arctic and alpine plants from right round the world...More

Thank cazanny
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the public bus to the University of Tromso, walked around, and then looked for the Botanical Gardens, the entrance being a short walk uphill from the main part of campus. BTW, don't miss the small and very pretty rock garden just across the...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We were amazed to see so many species of plants, trees and flowers, considering the outside temperatures (around 12C in June). It is a lovely place to spend one-two hours, you can walk (30-40 min) or take a local bus (tickets purchased from the driver...More

Thank _miha_oancea
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Arctic and Alpine Garden in Tromso is one of those magical places. Our cruise ship stopped in Tromso and our first visit was there. Beautifully laid out with stunning specimens of arctic and alpine flowers and shrubs from around the world. We expected flowers...More

Thank travelmbo
Reviewed 13 July 2017

When I heard about this FREE attraction 3 kms out of Sentrum, I was a bit skeptical and wondered if it was worth the journey and effort (by bus). Wow, I was pleasantly surprised. :-) The botanical garden, maintained by the university has an amazingly...More

Thank Andrewsk8s
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