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Tartu University Botanical Garden

Lai 38, Tartu 51005, Estonia
+372 737 6180
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Outstanding place to spend time

An enormous variety of plants, arranged with respect to the depressions and hills of the territory... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arthur S
Stuttgart, Germany
lovely break

enjoyed the botanical gardens , very pretty and a relaxing hour or so spent here. well signed and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Come and visit one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in the world (founded in 1803). The Botanical Gardens were designed under the supervision of world-famous botanists, Prof Ledebour and Prof Bunge.The Botanical Gardens currently belong to the University of Tartu and they are used as a study base for students. The Botanical Gardens introduce new decorative plans and different methods of landscaping.Interesting facts:- there are 6500 species of plants from all climatic belts of the world in the Botanical Gardens, which makes it the most species-rich area in Estonia;- the palm house of the Botanical Gardens is the biggest in the Baltic States and also the richest in species.
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  • Average6%
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Lai 38, Tartu 51005, Estonia
+372 737 6180
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An enormous variety of plants, arranged with respect to the depressions and hills of the territory. Obviously designed by gifted and dedicated gardeners. In particular the backside around the pond charms the visitor, even if he is not interested in botanics.

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

enjoyed the botanical gardens , very pretty and a relaxing hour or so spent here. well signed and easy to find

Thank LeicesterFiesta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little botanical garden with a lot of flowers, trees, small pound. Have visited it so many times but never got board.

Thank alraune2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This botanical garden boasts a big greenhouse with various tropical plants and palms, but its main attraction and charm lie in the park and gardens around the palmhouse. During spring and summer it offers a beautiful walk on which you can see many rare and...More

Thank nublex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a cool cloudy day, but the outdoor gardens were beautiful, and the botanical garden is nearby and easy to find.

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is worth spending hald a day there. Entrance is free except if you want to enter the green houses. Beginning of July it was a delight for our eyes. However the roses were not yet open.

Thank papidesalpes
Reviewed 8 July 2017

One of the most beautiful places all over the world. Just in the city center a small botanic garden. The best place for relax

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Although the garden is not very big by its territory, it is very compact - each inch is very masterfully planned, different landscapes demonstrated and it is very rich by plants. It is the most beautiful during late spring early summer but one can go...More

Thank Heikych
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is definitaly a place you have to visit! Very beautiful and peaceful place. Outdoor garden is for free,so you can walk, have a picnic somewhere,enjoy beautiful garden. You have to pay for indoor garden,if you want to go in. It is not expensive,so you...More

Thank Alise L
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It is very nice outside, the park is full of smells, flowers and nice view. Go and check it out, in every corner you can find your place to say "WOW".

Thank AistePileckaite
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