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Tartu University Botanical Garden

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Address: Lai 38, Tartu 51005 , Estonia
Phone Number: 372 7376180
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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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Serene and tranquil

A perfect place to meet mother nature and pass a wonderful time with friends, family or even (better) alone ... enjoyed the every turns and corner of the garden and it beauty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A perfect place to meet mother nature and pass a wonderful time with friends, family or even (better) alone ... enjoyed the every turns and corner of the garden and it beauty. Nicely maintained and very quite place ... away from any crowd.

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Vihti, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully designed outdoor garden was free of charge. Indoor garden had a low fee. And a charming cat :)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly nice botanical garden with a great variety of plants. It looks very small from the outside but is not so small on the inside. Free entrance. Definately worth stopping by and spend half an hour.

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Tartu, Estonia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite beautiful garden that can offer not bad variaty of plants for nature lovers and some privicy for couples or loners. It has a pond with a lot of fishes that love to be fed with bread.

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Thank iriiiina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful place and its very peaceful...you get to see diffrent breeds of flowers...you can sit their and enjoy the chirping of birds which is very soothing...

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

How beautiful it was to spend a couple of hours wandering the delightful garden. The peonies were the standout. The little bridge over the lake a photographers dream.

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Thank Jennifer W
Tartu, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

There is lot of room to have a nice cozy picnic ☺ Theres a small bridge who leades you into the middle of the pond where you can sit and just relax.. its very popular to feed the ducks 😊

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Great layout and a huge variety of plants. Can even see turtles and coy fish! Really nice to see this place looked after. They also have a garden. Be careful in the summer, could be very hot inside! Loved the cactus display on the top floor.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

If you visit Tartu, this is a must. Beautiful botanical garden in and outside. Nicely landscaped with pond and hill. Cheap entrance.

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Saue, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

As I visited this place during winter, I can only give opinion about indoors. Outdoors area is more for spring/summer period visits. Good place to visit if you are nature lover and enjoy spending time in warm place with tropical plants (for this climate at least), specially during winter. There are nice benches and seating options all around. But for... More 

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