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Orto Botanico di Ferrara

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Address: Corso Porta Mare 2b, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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+39 0532 293782

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So cool & quiet

This is a small garden with the most beautiful lotuses I've ever seen! It's the ideal place to have a cool rest after a visit to the Palazzo dei Diamanti!

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Gravesend, Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Not a large garden and positioned alongside a main road. We did visit in September so not a lot of flowering plants going on. At least it was free.

Thank Christopher C
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a small garden with the most beautiful lotuses I've ever seen! It's the ideal place to have a cool rest after a visit to the Palazzo dei Diamanti!

Thank Zebreira
Budapest, Hungary
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

It's worth to visit the botanical garden of ferrara. It's very romantic and peaceful. It contains lots of exotic plants.

Thank PeterBernat
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

A lovely little garden, carefully laid out with walkways leading to greenhouses containing interesting species such as carnivorous plants. The pond contains terrapins that laze around in the sunshine before splashing into the water. Only when we were leaving did we see the sign stating the opening hours (weekdays, before 1:00 pm). We felt embarrassed that we had been wandering... More 

1 Thank KWD_11
Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Small but nice, there is a greenhouse with exotic plants & an outdoors part, which is divided in sections: protected plants useful plants etc. The entrance is free, the problem is that most of the time it's closed. The opening hours are: Mon.- Fri. 09:00- 13:00 Sat., Sun. & holidays closed. So if you feel that you must see it,... More 

2 Thank Miriam P
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

This very central spot in Ferrara is very inviting for a short stop and break on a day trip trough Ferrara. Smaller than most other botanical gardens that I visited, but a good experience as well.

Thank Christian G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

Small, shady and free. A welcome break from too much culture, noise etc. Enjoyed the challenge of translating from Italian to English to identify some of the plants. The gardens/plants did look a little sparse.

Thank JBabe16

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