We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Botanical Gardens Flora

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Amsterdamer Strasse 34, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 4922 1560890
Website
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

Cacti and plant houses make up this garden, which dates from the 1800s,...

Cacti and plant houses make up this garden, which dates from the 1800s, along the Rhine River. Gardens are open 8 a.m. until dusk daily. Plant houses are open October to March 10 a.m.-4 p.m., April to September 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
$25.32*
and up
Cologne Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Rhine River Sightseeing Cruise
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 559 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 107
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Beautiful Gardens

I visited here recently on a trip to Cologne with my boyfriend in December. The gardens are free to visit although there are little donation boxes around the gardens so you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 10, 2017
vicky4134
,
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

559 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 202: English reviews
Auckland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is in maintainence but didn't give any notification until I was there! All the greenhouses/ indoor garten are closed. Outside has only few dry plants and no place to hide or sit in a winter raining time. Don't go there during the season or check it first about condition.

Helpful?
1 Thank Yp W
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
111 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I visited here recently on a trip to Cologne with my boyfriend in December. The gardens are free to visit although there are little donation boxes around the gardens so you can give what you feel. The gardens themselves are quite large but are easy to walk around, which is good if you tired easily or have trouble walking long... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank vicky4134
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

A well set out garden surprisingly large although a visit in winter does not do it justice it was well kept clean and tidy

Helpful?
Thank Ian R
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Although i am not a plant lover but still visited at the garden as i had heard about this place once by a friend. So, yhought to go yhere and find that i was in the lap of nature. It was really relaxing not just for the heart but for my soul. Very pleasing and beautiful garden.

Helpful?
Thank james-alen
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

I was as part of the city tour. Being here in winter, can't do justice to the beauty of the flora that are meant to impress visitors.

Helpful?
Thank tangoinda
Lissone, Italy
Level Contributor
419 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Beautiful gardens, lovely in the summer, you can even buy a pic-nic packet lunch at the café and enjoy it among the flowers!

Helpful?
Thank Deinos1
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
324 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

We packed a picnic lunch and walked from the city center along the Rhine, to the botanical gardens and enjoyed a wonderful day. The gardens were very beautiful, and well maintained. We enjoyed our picnic there, then wandered around enjoying the beautiful flowers and plants. There were even some nice shaded benches, affording me the opportunity for a nice nap.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jack B
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Perfect place to rest a bit after all the sightseeing. Entrance is free. Beautiful even at the autumn

Helpful?
Thank Sister_Spite
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

all you have to do is to take a walk there, for all nature lovers it is your place, and it is for free also, take the train number 18 to the station zoo/flora and enjoy it

Helpful?
2 Thank Tarek S
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
410 reviews
259 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

My wife and I stopped off at the Cologne Botanical Gardens during a hop-on-hop-off bus tour of the city. BEWARE – the last bus leaves at 17:35, not when the bus tours stop. Although the gardens are not particularly large, they are beautiful, with lots of interesting areas and flora. Well worth a visit.

Helpful?
1 Thank Richard_Harpum

Travelers who viewed Botanical Gardens Flora also viewed

Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
 
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
 

Been to Botanical Gardens Flora? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Botanical Gardens Flora and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question
swindon
over a year ago
Vancouver, Canada
Cocoa Beach, Florida
over a year ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Botanical Gardens Flora staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?