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Turku University Botanical Garden

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Address: Ruissalon Puistotie 215, Turku 20100, Finland
Phone Number: 358 2 276 1900
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Relaxing place

Garden is locating in Ruissalo what is good option if you like to see Finnish nature. There are in the garden free outdoor area, good for example for walking. For greenhouses you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Garden is locating in Ruissalo what is good option if you like to see Finnish nature. There are in the garden free outdoor area, good for example for walking. For greenhouses you have to pay, but it's worth of that if you like to see good selection of international vegetation.

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Turku, Finland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We recently discovered this place and we are in love with it. It´s really nice and perfect for a nice picnic or just for a long, relaxing walk. It´s also interesting for children, because they have there the chance to see and touch all kind of different plants. The colours, air and surroundings are wonderful. Love it!

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Lohja, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

like someone else said, this is a nice surprise. if you like parks and gardens go here, mind you it isn't the gardens of central europe, but it is nice and ITS FREE! we went on a cloudy drizzly day and it was still nice. near the entrance is a small cafe attached to the green house. the cafe is... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A different place to see in Turku, but on a sunny day I'd rather recommend you to walk around in Ruissalo's beautiful nature rather than stop by in here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

There are some amazing plants there, many of which you may never have seen before. Also, the people working there seem quite friendly. Try to go on a sunny day. I cqnt imagine going when its raining.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I found the botanical garden by accident when I was out exploring Ruissalo with my bike. I had pretty low expectations for the whole thing, but it turned out I was wrong. Although the greenhouse wasn't open when I visited I still found lots to see. There are many different landscapes in this garden so it's very hard to grow... More 

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Pori, Western Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had a great walk with our kids in a nice sunny day. In the outside garden there can be found a great selection of Nordic plants and flowers and some nice layouts of the current season. A few narrow paths with stairs were exiting for the kids. At this time we enjoyed only for the outside garden because of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went 14.35 to the cafeteria. Lunch until 14.30 but food still on the table. "Hello, do u still have lunch?" "Yes, why?" "Sorry was just wondering cause the display says until 14.30." "The display is wrong." "Ah ok. What do you have for lunch today?" "Go and look." .....silence...."ok, ill just have a coffee". Seriously? A grumpy lady that should... More 

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Been a few times now, has a great range of plants/flowers inside in varying conditions created for the range of fauna they have. I actually managed to notice one plant they didnt have and donated some cuttings for them to use. It can get seriously warm inside in the summer months, so i like to browse outside in the summer... More 

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Naantali, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The Botanical Garden on Ruissalo Island offers a beautiful cross-section of nature inside and outside the greenhouses. Ruissalo has one of the mildest climates on continental Finland and the Garden is a foothold of milder climate vegetation in Finland. In the darkest, coldest winter the greenhouses are a wonderful contrast. In spring, summer and fall the whole Ruissalo Island is... More 

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Address: Ruissalon Puistotie 215, Turku 20100, Finland
Phone Number: 358 2 276 1900
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Turku

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