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Old Botanical Gardens (Alter Botanischer Garten)

Stephanspl., Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 42816476
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Wow, in the middle of the city, and so beautifully done

I am not into the great outdoors, so I usually don't visit botanical gardens, but since I decided... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Nice park to visit with good weather

Park is in a good location, close to the Mövenpick hotel and a metro station. We visited on a rainy... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Álex F
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he Tropengewächshaus: location, opening times The Tropengewächshaus (tropical greenhouse) is situated within the park 'Planten un Blomen' near Dammtor railway and S-Bahn station. Free admission, opening times: daily from march until october mon-fri 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; weekend and bank holidays 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 h p.m.; november until february mon-fri 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; weekend and bank holidays 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m..
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Stephanspl., Hamburg, Germany
St. Pauli
+49 40 42816476
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I am not into the great outdoors, so I usually don't visit botanical gardens, but since I decided to take a walking tour in the heart of Hamburg, starting from Grand Elysee Hotel through Hamburg University, I figure cutting through the extensive gardens to the...More

Thank Keydawn
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Park is in a good location, close to the Mövenpick hotel and a metro station. We visited on a rainy day, and despite the rain it had some charm. I can only imagine it gets better with good weather, as they have many places to...More

1  Thank Álex F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were doing some easy site seeing in Hamburg when we stumbled into their Old Botanical gardens. Extremely well laid out. But the big surprise was the Japanese garden. It was quite big and very pretty.

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were surprised that the glasshouse with exotic plants was free. Very glad that we decided to check out this park. Definitely recommended.

Thank Miso T
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time in here. The plants are labelled and set out beautifully. The smells are wonderful. We really enjoyed it here and would recommend a visit.

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We just discovered the gardens the day we were leaving. There is a stream and a lot of paths, a bridge over the stream, waterfalls, a green house (but we were too late to get in). Lots of people enjoy this garden, but because there...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The gardens and views are amazing, botanical gardens free admission and worth the visit. Lots of benches to sit and take in the views

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went there with my girlfriend and was amazed with the variety and styles in the gardens. Very beautiful and can recommend a visit there.

Thank Mads T
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Old Botanical Gardens (free admission) is a good place for a timeout from the hectic city life. It’s centrally located near Damtor railwaystation and Stephansplatz. You can walk under the trees around the small lake (watch out if you can see turtles in the...More

Thank JensTetz
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We like to visit the Botanical Gardens in each city we visit. This one has lots of water and water plants. The Japanese garden is particularly nice. Even in very late October the garden still had plenty of vegetation to make the visit worthwhile. Would...More

Thank James F
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Response from Terry D | Reviewed this property |
An hour would be enough for your 6 year old