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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)

Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 634 84 61
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Wonderful Eden

Easy to get to by public transport - bus as well as various trams. A really very wonderful... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2015
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nice for a break

We went here and were not disappointed. The place is peaceful with lots of greenery and fresh are... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2015
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Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 634 84 61
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Reviewed July 3, 2015

Easy to get to by public transport - bus as well as various trams. A really very wonderful botanical garden; large, well-labelled, beautifully landscaped. There are three interconnected glasshouses for tropical plants. It's all a hilly place, and the splashes of color on the lawns...More

Thank Stoic1948
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We went here and were not disappointed. The place is peaceful with lots of greenery and fresh are. There are many flowering plants and well as other medicinal plants, bushes, shrubs, and trees. There is a small pond and three biomes. There are many upslopes...More

4  Thank arshadmian786
Reviewed June 16, 2015

The Botanical Garden of Zürich University is a free attraction. It is situated about 20-min walk away from the old town. The collection is planted on a hill with nice views to the lake and the city. Very nice tropical greenhouses of a shape of...More

1  Thank Kallukka
Reviewed June 15, 2015

My Wife went with a friend. My Wife is a plants person and could have spent all day, but her friend was not. So my Wife will have to go back to take it all in!

Thank RobertMBE2014
Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a nice place to spend time with your family and kids. The garden is well maintained with a variety of plants. The garden is quiet and well maintained.

Thank Satyajit J
Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very pleasant wandering around this fairly extensive bot garden which has a range of plant habitats. It's a great place to relax with a picnic or visit the very nice tea room. It has a lake with 3 biomes....like the Eden Centre only on smaller...More

Thank momo o
Reviewed May 19, 2015

The botanical garden is a short tram ride from the city center. The outdoor gardens are very peaceful and a great place to visit on a sunny day. The biospheres of tropical and arid areas are very well done. Great displays of herbs and medicinal...More

Thank loyalredsoxfan
Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely place for a walk or picnic in the sunshine. It's not very sheltered so it's better on a dry day. There are three domed green houses to hide from the rain but they don't take long to walk round. Overall, it's...More

Thank Ting W
Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Zurich Botanical Garden would undoubtedly be splendid in summer but in March it is still sleeping - except in the glass domes that house the exotic collections. These were amazing. Extremely well arranged and tended, and free! That compares favourably with, say, Kew Gardens...More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed January 8, 2015

The gardens are 5 minutes walk from my office. In spring or summer when the weather is good I often go to eat my lunch there in the peace and quiet.

Thank ch2013
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