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Botanischer Garten der Universitat

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

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Small but interesting

A cute little garden to wander about with some glass houses. The tropical one was great with ponds, beautiful birds and even a tiny elevated viewing platform.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A cute little garden to wander about with some glass houses. The tropical one was great with ponds, beautiful birds and even a tiny elevated viewing platform.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The botanical gardens was somewhere we thought would be worth a visit, it was but not as good as our expectations! There is an air of tiredness but also an underlying charm! On a sunny Saturday morning it was worth the time getting there, on another dull day probably not worth the effort, this comes from a keen gardener and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The park is a great place to enjoy a sunny day. You can walk, picnic, sunbath, and workout. It is 15-20 min away from the center via tram but make sure to visit if you have time.

Thank Guzin K
Venice, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

never fails, every time I´m in Basel I feel like haven´t without a visit. so relaxing and always something new. Love the birds in the hothouse.

Thank telegrau
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This botanical garden is free, so we decided it was worth a stroll. I couldn't help but be reminded of London's Kew Gardens - they have a lot of the same exhibits: a tropical greenhouse with birds, a indoor pond with the huge lily pads with spikes underneath, a room with desert plants. There were not a lot of people... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 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.

1 Thank Yuccaz
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

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.

1 Thank Paulsview
Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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.

1 Thank AntoinelleAT

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