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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)

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Address: Universitat Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
Phone Number: 44 634 84 61
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Walking
Description: Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a...
Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
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Flowers. trees and shrubs everywhere

With reluctance, we entered the botanical garden. But, upon getting inside... we were astonished to see the floral treat. From tiny to large, plain to colourful... just amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

With reluctance, we entered the botanical garden. But, upon getting inside... we were astonished to see the floral treat. From tiny to large, plain to colourful... just amazing variety of flowers. There is a nice restaurant also inside. Don't miss it!

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Indoor greenhouse with plants and arid plants section, outdoor ponds with lotus flowers, labeled plants for you to learn from This place is big and beautiful, you could spend an entire day here. Highly recommended.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Good collection of tropical plants, but very few from other areas. There is still lots of places to expand and introduce more species.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Pleasure to visit such beautiful place like this one.When in Zurich a must. Great for family and kids.Great break if you are in Zurich for business or couples.Good transportation(trams and buses)Highly recommended.

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Groningen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Easy to get to by public transport - bus as well as various trams. A really very wonderful botanical garden; large, well-labelled, beautifully landscaped. There are three interconnected glasshouses for tropical plants. It's all a hilly place, and the splashes of color on the lawns is breath-taking. Great place for insect photography as well. Highly recommended.

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Middle East
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We went here and were not disappointed. The place is peaceful with lots of greenery and fresh are. There are many flowering plants and well as other medicinal plants, bushes, shrubs, and trees. There is a small pond and three biomes. There are many upslopes and down slopes to walk . We went there right after it had rained a... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The Botanical Garden of Zürich University is a free attraction. It is situated about 20-min walk away from the old town. The collection is planted on a hill with nice views to the lake and the city. Very nice tropical greenhouses of a shape of cupolas. This is a place to relax for a while between sightseeing and shopping and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My Wife went with a friend. My Wife is a plants person and could have spent all day, but her friend was not. So my Wife will have to go back to take it all in!

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Pune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a nice place to spend time with your family and kids. The garden is well maintained with a variety of plants. The garden is quiet and well maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very pleasant wandering around this fairly extensive bot garden which has a range of plant habitats. It's a great place to relax with a picnic or visit the very nice tea room. It has a lake with 3 biomes....like the Eden Centre only on smaller scale.

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Address: Universitat Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
Phone Number: 44 634 84 61
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich

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