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Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden

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Tropical gem

Botania is recently renovated and was not yet complete. However, the premises that were open, were... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
MinnaLieksa
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Midsummer happening

Treasure hunt in a botanic green house with exotic butterflies was a good choice when the weather... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Tatjaaana
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Eastern Finland, Finland
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Botania is a botanical garden and a tropical butterfly garden, offering excursions into the world of plants. No need to fly to the tropics, tropical plants and temperatures are to be found in Botania. In the tropical section, you will be greeted by...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Heinaepurontie 70, Joensuu 80110, Finland
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Botania is recently renovated and was not yet complete. However, the premises that were open, were very beatuifully renovated and you could see very closely flora from tropical, subtropical, Mediterranean and desert climats. In some rooms they have exotic butterflies also and they might sit...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Treasure hunt in a botanic green house with exotic butterflies was a good choice when the weather didn’t favour traditional outdoor activities like cottage partying.

Thank Tatjaaana
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

One of the best attractions in Joensuu. With family or friends or alone; a trip around the world by plants. Butterflies make the place feel like something from a fairytale! Also cafeteria, arboretum and picnic-area. Not to mention the cockatoo Juuso, a famous mediaperson and...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

Hidden paradise in North Carelia! A must visit when you want to a little bit of paradise in your life! Staff is super nice also, a simple cafeteria.

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Botania is a suprise. You can "travel" through different climate areas moving from one room to another. The different temperatures of the rooms allow you to perceive your movement in a different climate. The room with the free flying butterflies is unique (but some little...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Outside of Botania was quite messy, I was surprised that it was so different from inside. The best thing was butterflies, children loved them. And yes, good was cacadu.

Thank Dace K
Reviewed July 5, 2017

A wonderfully kept place that duplicates all major eco systems. I was quite impressed 5 greenhouses that maintain 5 different weather systems. Not to mention the lovely and lush green environs all around!

Thank rajivkshrivastava
Reviewed April 20, 2017

One of my favorite places in Joensuu. I specially like visiting it during the winter time because of the tropical environment. Butterflies are also really beatiful and nice tho watch. There are also nice souvenirs.

Thank EmmaT3484
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Relaxation, lightness of mind and warm fuzzy feeling are the ones that come to my mind when thinking about Botania... Botania has two major parts. It has the tropical greenhouse, and a huge garden for native plants. In winter the garden is a snow covered...More

Thank WorldIsMySandbox
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Nothing more to say. Go there. Enjoy. It is wonderfull! The butterflies is offcourse the raisin in the saussage. But the heile greenhouse is Nice, and probably the outdoor garden to, in summer.

Thank kaja h
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