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Botanischer Garten (Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna)

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Right in the midst of this very large city is a lovely garden nearby the old university. I have... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Bryan G
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Several varieties of flowers with fountains and ponds. Gardens well cared for with several large... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Aqua456
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All reviews plants and trees belvedere palace winding paths peaceful place sunny day wander around nice walk free entry worth a visit rennweg stroll benches species meadows landscape picnic tourists
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We passed by several times during our stay but only visited here on the last morning of our stay just really to kill some time. Opening at 10am and with no entry fees it’s worth a look and provides a bit of peace from the...More

Thank Henry T
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Right in the midst of this very large city is a lovely garden nearby the old university. I have taken this walk in broad daylight, but also in the evening as the sun is starting to set and the city lights are starting to come...More

2  Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Several varieties of flowers with fountains and ponds. Gardens well cared for with several large old trees that are in the gardens providing shade on hot days. Nice stroll along various gardens including suculant garden near the entrance.

Thank Aqua456
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

It is free to enter so I shouldn't complain too much but a lot of the plants were dead or dying. All the staff were at the entrance where the university students use the facilities to learn about the plants, so all the area round...More

Thank andrewrD4040ZB
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Vienna is Nice walked by foot and suddenly, around a corner, from the hustle in the street outside, or from the tourists at the palace on the other side. An oasis of trees and meadow landscape, filled with flowers and insects. And, - one is...More

Thank Helenel72
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Not huge or amazing but a very pleasant restful place for a stroll with some lovely plants/flowers/trees depending on season. We were there just as the magnolias were flowering and the trees were in fresh green leaf. Respite from the hot sun.

Thank jdajch
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We found an entrance opposite the cafe on the side of Belvedere Palace. Winding paths and labels on the many plants and trees made for a relaxing stroll. Didn't expect many flowers to be out but there were some, plus trees breaking out into blossom....More

1  Thank curlytail55
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Honestly october is not quite good time to visit any garden. But I realized in october too that Vienna BG is lovely and peaceful place in the middle of big city. It´s full of beautiful flowers, trees... Sorry, I'm not botanist: I only have two...More

1  Thank markkup193
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Botanical Gaden of Vienna located next to Belvedere gardens in the 3rd district is part of the University of Vienna. It covers a huge area with more than 11.000 plants. It is such a nice walk!

1  Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Lovely free garden with interesting plants. Runs from just off Rennweg to the top of the Belvedere Gardens. A hidden gem.

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