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Botanical Gardens Flora

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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.
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Amsterdamer Strasse 34, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 1560890
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All reviews beautiful flowers flower beds spring or summer water features cable car free entrance cologne zoo sunny day nice walk worth a visit couple of hours plants greenhouse picnic nature stroll lakes
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice and spacious botanical garden, the official name is Flora und Botanischer Garten. It was developed several times through history by adding more and more land and buildings, and changed the ownership from private organization to Municipal owned and managed park. A lovely place to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good large open space. Free to enter. Shame we went in winter as I imagine in the summer it is beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ash D
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Beautiful botanical garden and park in Cologne, Germany. Nice place to walk around. It forms part of the Cologne's green belt and is open daily. Entry is free. The garden contains exotic and native trees. Excellent playground for kids. You may find some dogs in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

The Botanical Gardens add a nice addition to this city. We only had a quick look around as it was winter, with not much to see, but were visiting the zoo anyway - which is conveniently located across the road.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank timj101101
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

A place like this has a free entrance. There are so many species that makes it more beautiful. Definitely should visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cannoyan
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Just had to get off the hop on/off bus and visit here. Very impressive entrance. Free admission. Clean loos. In April , it was warm & sunny. Beautiful flowers and shrubs. Statues, water features etc. Saw red squirrels too. The cafe was splendid. How clever...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lincolnshirelass
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The Botanical Gardens is a great place to spend a couple of hours to amble round looking at the floral displays. There is a cafe bar where you can grab a bite to eat and drink too. This attraction is free to enter.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MiloRubix
Reviewed October 4, 2018

it is nice to visit the garden if you have free time! Cologne the Flora garden is not one of the must-sees. However, it is near the Cologne-Zoo and you can chill out there in summer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elmira M
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

It was a beautiful garden with boards identifying plants with common and latin names. It would have been even more helpful if all the information panels had English translation also. The variety of Dahlias was mind-boggling. Of course being the fall season many of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nandini n
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a delightful place to visit and entry to the main gardens is free. There are lots of benches so you can relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The restaurant serves a good selection of excellent value meals and snacks.

Date of experience: September 2018
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October 8, 2017|
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Response from davidhilton | Reviewed this property |
you have to get lucky with the weather in November... if its dry and sunny, it can be very nice. Weather stats for Koeln you can see here... accuweather(period)com(forward slash)en(forward slash)de(forward... More
September 2, 2015|
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Response from clarkey58 | Reviewed this property |
hi we used the hop on hop off bus which we boarded outside the main cologne station which stops out side the zoo/flora but noticed as we walked past the zoo to go on the cable car there was a u bahn stop but if you get off... More
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Response from Sweetpapaia | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! In Koeln it is not really spring yet, end of March, but it is always a beautiful place to visit and enjoy the peace and green! sure some beautiful flowers will be there! it is beautiful in every season! really a... More