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Bonn Botanic Garden

Poppeldorfer Allee, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0228 - 735523
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Ranked #4 of 25 Attractions in Bonn
Type: Gardens
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Bristol, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were in Bonn to go to Beethoven's house when we passed the Cathedral. The cathedral was open so we went in to give our respects. Tourist are welcomed to view the surroundings. We decided to stroll around and see the inside. It is a well preserved cathedral dating back to the 11th century. They have a tranquil garden with... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This attractive and peaceful garden is just off the busy Poppeldorfer Allee. Plants are named and set out in an orderly fashion and the gardeners are cheerful and busy. It is easy to find your way to a lovely lake with seats for picnicking or just to watch the world go by, very relaxing and surprisingly quiet for the setting... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A lovely small garden near the Poppelsdorfer Schloss. Well documented areas of plants. When we were there there was a sculpture exhibition. A good tropical glass house.

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137 reviews 137 reviews
46 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a lovely place which is shamefully unknown. There is a huge collection of plants outside and in glasshouses, including the giant stinker which regularly flowers. Part of the university, it also houses regular art exhibitions and last time i went, a collection of glass objects in animal shape scattered around so crocodiles near the pond, lizards near the... More

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I have entered the Garden by chance, while strolling around the city. Being there received friendly and qualified help in finding some exotic species. Even though, I misspelled its name ;) I like the people and the place. In the evenigs some small music events were organised nearby. Eventually, I spend some time around. Be happy to get back some... More

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Bonn, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A big and beautiful Botanic garden with various trees and plants. It is very recommended to take a tour what would explain you about different plants there or just sit there on Sunday (entrance is for free on that day) and enjoy the beautiful trees around you.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

New to Bonn, we decided to explore the Botanical Gardens and were amazed at what we found. The Botanical Garden was a beautiful, serene oasis hidden in the bustle of a busy city. Bordered by the impressive Schloss, the garden was full of hidden pathways through the greenery, unique glass artwork scattered throughout, and a very interesting greenhouse. We came... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A lovely park to walk around. Flowers were breath taking. A nice place to include on a sunny day. There is grass areas to have a picnic and plenty of photo ops for the flower lovers.

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Uusikaupunki, Finland
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I made that mistake that I went wrong time and did´t get inside greenhouse and it was raining outside. And it was February so not that many plants growing outside.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The Botanical Garden is one of the places you don't want to miss when visiting Bonn. It's vast array of plants from throughout the whole world is very beautiful and informative as well. In the summer and spring time this place has a great matter of colour to it from the most exotic flowers. The garden is very large and... More

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