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Botanischer Garten der Universitat

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Address: Schonbeinstrasse 6, Basel 4056, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)61 / 267 35 19

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Nature gem

A lovely little gem of a place to discover. The garden is laid out very clearly. The glass houses are the best. Like a mini Kew Gardens.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good for Sunday activity as all other shops are closed. Has many mosquitoes. Plants are few and not well maintained in summer. Limited picture opportunities.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely little gem of a place to discover. The garden is laid out very clearly. The glass houses are the best. Like a mini Kew Gardens.

Thank Paulsview
Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

In this wonderful garden you have the opportunity to enjoy a moment of peace sitting on one of the confi benches or strawl through a rain forest.

Thank 2014geni
Mission Viejo, California
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

interesting place. not a commercial place at all, just a place in the middle of the city where one can step away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy some nice green space. the cat roaming the grounds was a highlight. we had reviewed this place online prior to our visit. expected something more, but this was a nice change... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I like to come here on the weekends. It is free, has a few really nice green houses. A big one with a jungle and animals and a few others - one housing the beautiful Victoria water lily.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Whilst this garden may not be the biggest botanical garden I've ever visited it was never the less very enjoyable, especially the areas where wildlife is encouraged.

Thank tmlb63
Ankara, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The botanic garden has surprisingly a lot of samples of plants from all over the World. The big rain forest part is a must see on its own. The rest of the garden is quite good as well. And you can grab something to eat or drink or something to read and enjoy some relaxing moments in the garden.

Thank Ege T
Leymen, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting , several greenhouses with nice selection of plants , nice on a cold day and free admission . Easy to access from spalentor tram stop

Thank rugbyref1965
Riehen, Switzerland
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

very interesting the whole history of the chocolate. You can also taste it. Unfortunately, we were there the night of museum night and too many people. We wait 1 hour outside. A place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

It's a huge, incredibly detailed attraction. Multiple greenhouse stuffed to the roof with plants. If you're into gardening then it's even more a must see!

Thank Matthew S

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