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Old Botanical Garden

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Smaller than expected

It is an university garden with a nice plateau where you can have a break. It is nice and quiet... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Guran_Claudiu
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Timisoara, Romania
Another hidden FREE beauty in the center of Zurich

The botanical garden is on a shared location with the folklore museum. As soon as you step into the... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2016
nzwaneveld
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Zuid-Scharwoude, The Netherlands
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Sep 13, 2016
“Smaller than expected”
Sep 5, 2016
“Disappointing”
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

It is an university garden with a nice plateau where you can have a break. It is nice and quiet, also clean. Down there is a museum/interior garden and a very interesting artifact of reading the hours on the rock using the sun light.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I am a fan of botanic gardens so searched this out when in the city, based on the recommendations of other reviewers. To be honest I found it quite disappointing in comparison with other gardens. The glasshouse itself offers only a few species and no...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed May 16, 2016

The botanical garden is on a shared location with the folklore museum. As soon as you step into the garden you are surrounded by peace and beauty. But don't forget to keep on moving! There is must to see in this garden. Go to the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank nzwaneveld
Reviewed May 5, 2016

This botanical garden is a very beautiful and a peaceful tourist spot. The location is convenient and a walking distance from downtown. Must visit for nature lovers. I ended up sending half day just relaxing in there

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

Pretty area! The park next to this is a nice relaxing area to people watch or read a book. Switzerland is a gorgeous country! I enjoyed my time hiking and exploring the area. This is an absolutely gorgeous area.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Rebaal
Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Old Botanical Gardens is situated on a hill with winding trails that go up and around. These gardens have since been replaced with the new botanical gardens which is bigger with more open and a scenic location further southeast in the city. These older...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is the Old Botanical Garden of Zurich, not to be confused with the newer one that is located on the other side of the river. This one is right in the middle of town, an easy walk from many locations. But it is also...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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