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Merian Garten

Vorder Brueglingen 5, Basel 4052, Switzerland
+41 61 319 97 80
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A huge and beautiful, multifaceted garden that will take several visits to really take in.

We came to meet friends at the Villa Merian and were fascinated by the size and the multiple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen P
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Quiet walk in the city

This is a large park (or several small parks). You can see nesting birds, kids playing or just take... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
giffenk
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  • Average3%
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“quiet walk” (2 reviews)
“large pond” (2 reviews)
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Vorder Brueglingen 5, Basel 4052, Switzerland
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+41 61 319 97 80
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"plants and flowers"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"old mill"
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"lovely park"
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"great place to visit"
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"the river"
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"sheep"
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"nature"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to meet friends at the Villa Merian and were fascinated by the size and the multiple offerings in this wonderful garden space. There are a variety of different gardens and at least two restaurants. The smaller and more enjoyable of the two is...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a large park (or several small parks). You can see nesting birds, kids playing or just take a quiet walk on the secluded trails by the river.

Thank giffenk
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

This huge and diverse park is the largest in Switzerland for sure and one of the largest in Europe. It is totally free and open 365 days from 8 AM to sunset. Even if there are no flowers in winter, it is well worth visiting...More

1  Thank incahueca
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We were at thus place at the last Saturday of the month, when the old mill is in operation. It was very nice for the kids to learn how grains were ground with the grind stone and the river. Also the flower 🌸 were very...More

Thank Ralph B
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Merian Garten is such a lovely place to visit and spend some quality time at a relaxed pace surrounded by nature. The gardens span for nearly 45 acres with so many varieties of flowers, plants and trees to see and appreciate. There is also an...More

1  Thank geojgervasi
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

Really wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. A lovely park, nicely set gardens and walkways, a lovely stream running through the park, a pretty lake with loads of birds, some farm yard animals, and even though it was mid winter there was still a...More

1  Thank Rob N
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is a large park that encompasses many different types of activities. There is a large restaurant, an historic Transportation museum, an old mill wheel and farm animal area, formal gardens, sports fields, a large pond...the list goes on.

1  Thank DantesDame
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This restaurant serves very good Food and Drinks. It isvery clean and the staff are very freindly and helpful. Sit outside in the summer. The gardens are beautiful and also worth a visit.

1  Thank huligan0
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Merian Garten is actually a park, really beautiful, with a huge variety of plants. It's great to go there just to walk around and enjoy the greenery, sit under a tree and relax. I went there on a Sunday so there were quite a few...More

2  Thank katsol
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Beautifully arranged gardens with a large variety of Rhododendron. It's along a small creek, and very romantic.

1  Thank Melanie F
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