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Botanischer Garten der Universitat

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Address: Schonbeinstrasse 6, Basel 4056, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)61 / 267 35 19
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Gem of a Garden

An unexpected pleasure in the City of Basel. After walking around on a Monday, when museums were closed, we happened upon the free University botanical garden. Lovely tropical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

An unexpected pleasure in the City of Basel. After walking around on a Monday, when museums were closed, we happened upon the free University botanical garden. Lovely tropical plants, greenhouses, ponds, benches for relaxing. An understated oasis.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very quiet and a nice break to see something a bit different. Loved he big lily pads and the quick tour of the rainforest. We went on a Monday and it was very very quiet. I'd recommend if you have a spare half hour or so

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I can recommend the botanical garden to everyone who likes flowers. The rainforest glass house brings you the feeling of standing in the middle of a rainforest f.e. in madagascar! I enjoyed each glas house, also the outer area is well planned, offering many relaxing areas.

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groningen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The botanic garden is a very nice place to spend some time. Free entrance! Outdoors as well as indoors there are many plants to see and admire. I also saw some small lizards having a good time in the sun. The only thing I missed was a cafeteria, I would have liked to sit on one of the benches and... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

These gardens are located close to the Spalentor and make a lovely diversion, though small they are have a great variety of plants. In common with most botanical gardens in Europe, it is free to enter. The tropical house is lovely and comes complete with exotic birds, it just isn't great for taking photos. There is a good selection of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What a lovely little gem near the Spalentor Gate. Admission is free and there are interesting greenhouses and outdoor gardens. We saw in February, and some flowers were just appearing. We look forward to seeing it in April, fully a-bloom.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Visited this place whilst walking back to the hotel spalentor. This garden is just a stones throw away. Great gardens and greenhouses with a wide variety of plants/flowers/trees. And it's free

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I visited here with my 11 year old. It is very close to a tram stop and the city centre. We stumbled on the garden by accident and had an interesting half an hour walking around.

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Angol, Araucania, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Just go there!!!, the orchides colletion is amazing, Basel is a lovly city to visit i justget lost as in almost all European old citys beready to get lost and ask for help .. thank to that I find the Botanic garden and havea breath of exotic clletion of flowers. a nice pause in a beautifull city

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Handily located right next to the Spalentor, they're easy to find. We enjoyed looking around the glasshouses. Beware that although in summer months the gardens are open until 6pm, the glasshouses except the Victoria-Haus close at 5pm. Great free attraction.

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Address: Address: Schonbeinstrasse 6, Basel 4056, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)61 / 267 35 19
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel

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