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Palmengarten

Siesmayerstr. 61, 60323 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
069 2123 3939
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Ranked #4 of 131 Attractions in Frankfurt
Type: Gardens
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Frankfurt's beloved botanical gardens are home to 50 acres of tropical trees, orchids and ferns.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We decided to pop in to spend an hour or so here before we headed home. The weather was beautiful, the sun was getting low, but there was lots of shade from the trees, so it wasn't in our eyes. It was quiet, with lots of greenhouses to see the different flowers (Cacti, flower house). Beautiful, would pay to go... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

If you have time and like botanic gardens, or a family with kids who like nature, this is a place you must see. This is a huge garden. You can hardly see all in one visit but will enjoy easily few hours. It is divided into 10 different gardens some of them in closed houses so I guess at winter... More

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idaho
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

A neat old place to relax. A little boring but it must have been amazing in it's day. A couple of hours is fine.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My mum and I were in Frankfurt for 4 days, and we decided to go to the palmengarten to relax in the 35 degree heat. The gardens had an array of colourful flowers and areas for the young children to play, and water fountains as well. there was also an art gallery, which my mum throughly enjoyed looking at. Because... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Large Garden central Frankfurt well served with local transport Mabye September is the wrong time of the year to visit as much of the flowering had passed Good area for Kids to play and very good greenhouses. Very good value. Strangle system for getting food, had someone on the door?, so we dident, went outside the park for lunch

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San Jose, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Palmengarten Frankfurt This park offered various activities with a minimal entrance fee. There were multiple fountains, arboretums, gardens, and exhibits to walk through. There is a water park on-site where young kids played. Circling parts of the park is a mini train on tracks, but I think there is a separate fee to ride it. The park grounds were fairly... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Unless you are really into botany or know your way around plants, these are just pretty gardens. There isn't much information about any of the plants at the garden. Please don't get me wrong; this is a beautiful, relaxing place and it has inspired me to obtain a cactus garden in my own home but I'm not sure if it... More

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Haifa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is one of the best attractions in Frankfurt. It is a large garden and if you like flowers and gardens, this is the place! It is very well maintained, and has many glasshouses, a few small lakes (on one of them you can rent a pedals-boat), a small train and a waterfall. It is amazing to find such a... More

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Milton Keynes
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is really understated -- lots of things to see and exceptionally well maintained There is a boating late, you can feed the ducks and fish and there are many continents under glass

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great, friendly service, staff speak both english and german, food excellent and the setting not be matched- worth seeing the botanical section as lots of exotic(for europe) plants

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