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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)

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Quiet winter morning

a beautiful small jewel away from the buzz of the city centre. the conservatories are a warm refuge... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
Singapore, Singapore
A green oasis to daydream.

We found this park by chance, walking around and following our feet! It was a really nice surprise... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
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Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 634 84 61
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

a beautiful small jewel away from the buzz of the city centre. the conservatories are a warm refuge during winter. All of this is free and really worth paying a visit for nature lovers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mohansund
Reviewed 24 December 2018

When we visited the Botanical Garden in late-summer, there were still many beautiful specimens in bloom. If only because we got to see these unusual varieties, it was worth finding this off-the-beaten path garden space. That said, we were very confused by the layout of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DGandSAG
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We found this park by chance, walking around and following our feet! It was a really nice surprise as we love to explore green points in cities! Several trees were full of little red fruits that made it special although chilly and wintery the atmosphere...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ariannaigor
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Secluded, quite shady, not very large. Upper deck is nice with 4 small garden areas in the middle. Loved the kaki tree in fron the the institute!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank henri_s
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I enjoyed my time at the botanical gardens. It's not the best or the biggest, but it's lovely. I especially liked the Tropical Domes with the fish exhibit. And it's free! This is important as almost everything, including most museums & churches in Zurich, have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A peaceful place to walk, free entry and for the plant enthusiast many of the plants are labelled. Three large circular glass houses with plants from different biomes, subtropical, humid tropical and hot dry climates are represented. Outside an interesting selection of plants that live...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GDBNanjing
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Easily accessible via public transportation (and free!) this is a beautiful nature escape in the middle of busy and lively Zurich. Three different greenhouses (three climates) invite you to explore and the garden itself is beautiful with plenty of grassy areas to sit or lie...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katja_e_b
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Went with high expectations but was disappointed. The gardens aren’t well looked after and need more care. Plenty of weeds, and looking overgrown. Maybe it’s because I visited late in the season but it also looks like some of the funding to support this free...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank simongreaves
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to stroll. The Gardens are a retreat that soothes the soul. You can explore many treasured paths, ponds, and quiet moments.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zippann
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is not only an extraordinary botanical garden, it is also part of the university. In this incredible place you are going to learn about diversity. Various ecosystems are displayed with explanation of almost every plant you see. If you are looking for a peaceful...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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The entrance is free, no ticket purchase is needed.
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