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Palmengarten

Siesmayerstr. 61, 60323 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
069 2123 3939
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Ranked #6 of 134 Attractions in Frankfurt
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Frankfurt's beloved botanical gardens are home to 50 acres of tropical trees, orchids and ferns.

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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130 reviews 130 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Palmengarten is a park and botanic garden in the heart of Frankfurt. It has several inner gardens, hot houses with various types of flora (tropical, desert, etc.), and a small but beautiful orchid garden. Also don't miss its swan lake, grotto with a small waterfall, kiddy train, and other attractions. Beautiful place, highly recommended. If you have a Frankfurt Card,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I built in a day for sightseeing at the end of my business trip to Frankfurt. I'm glad I found the Palmengarten. The walk through the greenhouses and beautiful grounds was a great way to relax and clear my head after several busy days. Autumn is a lovely time to visit with the trees in full color but do keep... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My wife and I visited Palmengarten during autumn (2014), which meant we missed the best time to see the gardens in full bloom. However, the day we went there was an orchid show/sale on and it was simply amazing to see such a huge variety of orchids, some of which we had never seen before. The Palmengarten is a large... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you fancy a walk in the green, maybe watching tropical or sub-tropical plants, or possibly just going out with your small kids, consider the Palmengarten. It maybe be crowded when special exhibitions take place, but it is worth going...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

i liked the lake boats and the walks but nothing special is there i felt i wasted a day, the garden was boring and the cafe was expensive and not very good

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Xela
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Visited the Palm Gardens on a Monday in October. It was quiet, but there were lots of staff around tidying the place up. Enjoyed a very peaceful morning, lots of greenhouses to explore. It looked like there were lots of nice activities for children in the summer, but they weren't operating in October. My main fault with the place is... More

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BUDAPEST
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Wonderful world of palmtrees, cactus, and almost every tropical flowers and flora. Absolutely jungle feeling in the palm house, humid, heavy air. Huge palms from all over the south and fareast. Big parks, fountains, ducks everywhere, Tropicarium, pleasant restaurant-caffee in the garden. It was great!

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Peaceful area wide range of plants from all around the world. Enjoyed the different styles of display areas

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London, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were brought here by my friends who live in Frankfurt. It was a lovely hot day and we loved walking around seeing all the palms and gorgeous flowers. Take your student card as you get cheaper entry (even UK student cards). Lovely calm place in the middle of the city, with rowing boats and lots of places to sit... More

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New York
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a Park like no other. There are plants and flowers from all over the world. Take a stroll and you will forget that you are in the heart of the German economic center. Take a rowboat or let the children play, eat, drink. There is something for everybody

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