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Botanischer Garten der Universitat Osnabruck

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Delightful

What a wonderful garden, quiet, multiple paths, plenty of benches to relax, some water elements... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2016
Vaughn D
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Evansville, Indiana
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Extensive and interesting

As this is a University, there a lot of trial plots and plants are labelled well, so very... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2015
AnnaMC54
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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7 Sep 2018
“Great use of old quarry”
9 Sep 2016
“Badly maintained university gardens”
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Albrechtstrasse 29, Osnabruck, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 15, 2014

osnabruecks main mining was for sandstone and this garden is set in one of the old mines. it is amazing in all seasons and the sandstone walls shelter the plants. so it is possible to set up even a mediterranian garden in the otherwise colder...More

1  Thank Penthouse_Backpacker
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

We were rather disappointed by the lack of maintenance in the gardens. OK< it may have been a hot summer, but apparently they could not afford to water the plants. We visited other botanical gardens this summer that looked much better. At least entrance was...More

1  Thank TinekevB
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Free to the public and a nice way to spend a morning or afternoon, the gardens are great way to spend a few hours. Things are well labeled and interesting. You should note that unlike a privately maintained garden, this is university supported. When it...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2016

We were rather disappointed by the lack of maintenance in the gardens. OK< it may have been a hot summer, but apparently they could not afford to water the plants. We visited other botanical gardens this summer that looked much better. At least entrance was...More

1  Thank TinekevB
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful garden, quiet, multiple paths, plenty of benches to relax, some water elements like a steam and pools. I'm sure as the warm weather continues things will really blossom!

Thank Vaughn D
Reviewed January 6, 2016

When I visited in September, I believe what I saw was that it is not very well kept. Many plants were missing the information tags. Bushes, dead plans etc Quite big place in area with a wide variety of plants from all over the world...More

Thank Awais T
Reviewed July 9, 2015

As this is a University, there a lot of trial plots and plants are labelled well, so very interesting. Also very beautiful and amazing tropical glasshouse.

Thank AnnaMC54
Reviewed June 16, 2015

We came here to take some pictures after my daughter's wedding. There were many varieties of plants and rock formations to use as backgrounds for our photos. It worked out great for our purpose. I think we spent a little over an hour there. One...More

Thank David S
Reviewed April 15, 2014

osnabruecks main mining was for sandstone and this garden is set in one of the old mines. it is amazing in all seasons and the sandstone walls shelter the plants. so it is possible to set up even a mediterranian garden in the otherwise colder...More

1  Thank Penthouse_Backpacker
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