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Botanisches Garten des Universitaets

Kandavas iela 2, Riga 1083, Latvia
+371 67 450 852
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Visit late spring onwards

Not difficult to get to by using tram 4 or 5 from Grēcinieku iela. Was extremely quiet and peaceful... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
Chorley, United Kingdom
Great for walking

Suggest this place for walking in fresh air around trees and flowers. Visual pleasure and great... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
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Kandavas iela 2, Riga 1083, Latvia
+371 67 450 852
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

Not difficult to get to by using tram 4 or 5 from Grēcinieku iela. Was extremely quiet and peaceful when we visited early April. The greenhouses had a terrific display of azaleas, and the tropical houses had a good display of palms. The butterfly house...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Suggest this place for walking in fresh air around trees and flowers. Visual pleasure and great smells when flowers show their beauty! Have to admit also Botanic garden is for a long time in Rīga city that's why it could look not modern and not...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The garden is nice, a lot of flowers around. Good place to have a walk and make beatiful pictures. Palm house is good place to visit. Butterfly house is interesting, but depends on weather, if it is cloudy and cold - most butterflies are sleeping,...More

Thank Alla K
Reviewed September 1, 2016

I'm a botanic garden fan so I enjoyed this even though it was under reno, I can tell it will be wonderful when done. Gardens are extremely well kept, which is standard for most things in Latvia, great floral arrays at the right time of...More

Thank liliputp
Reviewed August 24, 2016

It's good, has orchids and cactuses, but unfortunately, it's really small. When I was there in August 2016 it was being renovated and half of the pavilions were closed that we didn't expect. So it's not worth the price - you can go to the...More

Thank lindaguide
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This garden has some good and some poorer features but not to be missed. They have a glorious display of Dahlias. Their layout looks like it is being given an upgrade with new paths being laid. The beds that show the development of plants is...More

Thank c_wicks234
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I have been in many botanic gardens and this wasn't in a good condition. I guess it has been a wonderful place some time ago but a lack of money has ruined it during tough times. Now it seems to be some hope because some...More

Thank tarjak2014
Reviewed May 22, 2016

During late spring, when all the flowers start blooming it's a wonderful place to be. No rush of the city, just enjoy your surroundings. I'm no botanical myself, so not really into all the difference or rareness of flowers and plants, but the was still...More

Thank Karina G
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Not very spectacular in March, and not enough places to sit. Not bad, just average and without any explanation in English whatsoever

Thank Jacob L
Reviewed March 9, 2016

University botanical garden with arboretum on, plus a huge palm house & tropical butterflies.i like the place

Thank Marita K
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Sara A
is there parking? what is the fee if yes?
May 20, 2017|
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Yes, it's free of charge so far.
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