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Turku University Botanical Garden

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Address: Ruissalon Puistotie 215, Turku 20100, Finland
Phone Number: 358 2 276 1900
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A nice botanical park to visit

A nice and colorful botanical park in the beautiful Ruissalo worth a visit! :) You can easily get there by bus (line number 8). You can visit the outer garden free of charge but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice and colorful botanical park in the beautiful Ruissalo worth a visit! :) You can easily get there by bus (line number 8). You can visit the outer garden free of charge but if you wish to visit also the inner garden with more exotical flowers there was a small fee for that. There is a small café also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Excellent park to have a picnic, easy to stroll around. Nice atmosphere, peaceful too. Must to see: Greenhouse, absolutely great and lovely place to spend some time, you´ll be relaxed.

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Thank Sakari L
Southwest Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The Turku University botanical garden is one and only most beautiful botantical gardens of Turku City ...situated in the Ruissalo a National Reserve, its a great place to visit, awesome scenic beauty, indoor and outdoors...Indoor showcasing flora and fauna from around the world...bringing whole world vegetation under one roof....from dryland/ deserts to wetlands from temperate grassland, to amazon rainforests... serene... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

This is very well maintained gardened - and you can really enjoy the flora and fauna here. The place has a small greenhouse as well. Very Scandinavian.

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Thank Usha S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

We've had a meeting there. That's an awesome place!Like a tropical paradise in the snowy field. So relaxing!

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Thank Anastasiya I
Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Most of it is free to view but there is a small greenhouse that you have to buy a ticket for. If it's cold outside then the greenhouse is a really nice place to visit.

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Thank keef1988
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Garden is locating in Ruissalo what is good option if you like to see Finnish nature. There are in the garden free outdoor area, good for example for walking. For greenhouses you have to pay, but it's worth of that if you like to see good selection of international vegetation.

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Thank Irene346
Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We recently discovered this place and we are in love with it. It´s really nice and perfect for a nice picnic or just for a long, relaxing walk. It´s also interesting for children, because they have there the chance to see and touch all kind of different plants. The colours, air and surroundings are wonderful. Love it!

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Thank Lehtinen
Lohja, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

like someone else said, this is a nice surprise. if you like parks and gardens go here, mind you it isn't the gardens of central europe, but it is nice and ITS FREE! we went on a cloudy drizzly day and it was still nice. near the entrance is a small cafe attached to the green house. the cafe is... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A different place to see in Turku, but on a sunny day I'd rather recommend you to walk around in Ruissalo's beautiful nature rather than stop by in here!

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