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Tartu University Botanical Garden

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Address: Lai 38, Tartu 51005, Estonia
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+372 737 6180
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Come and visit one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in the world (founded in...

Come and visit one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in the world (founded in 1803). The Botanical Gardens were designed under the supervision of world-famous botanists, Prof Ledebour and Prof Bunge.The Botanical Gardens currently belong to the University of Tartu and they are used as a study base for students. The Botanical Gardens introduce new decorative plans and different methods of landscaping.Interesting facts:- there are 6500 species of plants from all climatic belts of the world in the Botanical Gardens, which makes it the most species-rich area in Estonia;- the palm house of the Botanical Gardens is the biggest in the Baltic States and also the richest in species.

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great place to know plants and also to rest, also you can have a picknic here

you must take food with you and in summertime you can have a snap under big tree. Located 200 m from citycentre

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Tartu, Estonia
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Tartu, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you must take food with you and in summertime you can have a snap under big tree. Located 200 m from citycentre

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a large botanical garden with many trees and other plants. There is also a big building, but you have to buy a ticket to visit it. In the building you can see turtles and more exotic plants. Should visit if you are interested in plants or just want to have a great time in a beautiful park.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

I wish there were Gardens back home like this! Absolutely beautiful! At first I thought it was a small garden until we went around the back. The different flowers and greenery. the tree over the pond was so pretty!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Hidden away behind a nondescript wall on the edge of Old town, this beautiful oasis offers an extensive park, as well as an indoors where plants and animals of far more exotic descent thrive and blossom. Don't forget to say hello to the resident tom-cat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

This was the first place we went and it was very very nice. Many different kinds of plants from around the world - fabulous orchids in the greenhouses. Even in this transition from summer to fall the outside grounds were beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

It cost about €3.50 to look around the green house (which is worth it) but the outside section, with several areas, was all free. Good fun for an hour or two.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent visit with beautiful gardens outside and a good greenhouse with a wide variety of plants. Beautiful to wander around even in autumn.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

There wasn't a lot of flowering and we were late for the greenhouse, but still it was beautiful and nice quietly to walk around.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Not sure if it is better than the others. I have only visited it on the outside. I thought it was nice, but not astonishing. There is a ticket to go inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We like to visit the garden every time when we visit Tartu. So many interesting and endemic plants are here! One of our favorite places in Tartu.

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