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Turku University Botanical Garden

Ruissalon puistotie 215, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 3 5822761900
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Oasis in the midst of winter

This place is not very big but they have managed to built there a huge variety of different... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
Simo R
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Turku, Finland
Nice stop, even when cycling

Nice place to visit when the day is sunny. It is close enough to visit even by cycling from the... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Jani P
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This place is not very big but they have managed to built there a huge variety of different habitats and plants. When Finnish winter is at its worse in January we take a family trip there, it´s a refreshing experience.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit when the day is sunny. It is close enough to visit even by cycling from the centrum. Nice walks and you see the usual stuff you'd expect: flowers

Thank Jani P
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Outside the Botanical Garden Building is big and beautiful, from early spring until late Autumn. Inside the house there is a big and interesting greenhouse with a great variety of plants. In the house there also is a café with offers lunch, too. The whole...More

Thank Tiina H
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

The botanical gardens of Turku are situated on the island of Ruissalo (easy to get to by bus #8) and it's a lovely place to walk. There are also many pokestops and rare Pokemon to be caught! The grounds are amazing - loads of variety...More

Thank Lorna K
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Special place, a real paradise during wintermonths. Small fee to get in. Cafe and restrooms. Outside garden is wonderful at summertime.

Thank Kristiina E
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The beginning of June was probably not the best time for a visit as many plants were not yet in bloom, and were unrecognisable despite the plaques. Also, the flowerbeds could use a little more maintenance. But as it was a sunny day we did...More

Thank Tiina H
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

An excellent botanical garden at the university. Unfortunately, we could not enjoy it fully, because the wind blew, but in good weather, I think it's just great there.

Thank Jeanne F
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Turun Kauppahalli is one place in Turku...that still retains the essence of old time Turku, Finland...its has a different and a special feel it brings different ethnicity together in one place ...like a world together, under one roof!! ...Definitely recommend to visitors to check it...!!...More

Thank Vandana K
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Very interesting to see different exotic plants from all over the world. I thougt maybe little boys are not that excited about flowers and all but it was also very educational to show where coffee comes from and there was "a chocolate tree" also, a...More

Thank daniellax
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This garden contains lot of plants that you have hard to find anywhere else in Finland Outside garden is free but to get inside you had to pay, but there is lot to see even in outside

1  Thank Kreivi
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