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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)

Altenbergrain 21, Bern 3013, Switzerland
+41 31 631 49 45
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Small but perfectly formed.

Such an interesting garden: beautiful specimen trees set on a steep river bank. The gardens in... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
Beautiful and peaceful

It's wonderful and peaceful. Ideal for walking and start point for sightseeing. Location in along... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Martina N
Zagreb, Croatia
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Affiliated with the University of Bern, these gardens are home to exotic plants from all over the world.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jun 2017
“Small but perfectly formed.”
21 Sep 2016
“Beautiful and peaceful”
Altenbergrain 21, Bern 3013, Switzerland
+41 31 631 49 45
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Such an interesting garden: beautiful specimen trees set on a steep river bank. The gardens in early summer have been let to go a little wild. The most beautiful,pond alight with sparkling dragonflies of a bright blue. Very much a domestic garden in its relaxed...More

Thank TaranakiJim
Reviewed 21 September 2016

It's wonderful and peaceful. Ideal for walking and start point for sightseeing. Location in along the river and close to the city center

Thank Martina N
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Small garden, nice place if you want to come and relax there, but nothing else special. The entrance is free of charge which makes it especially attractive. It may be difficult for elderly people to climb up the hill on the way back to the...More

Thank pavel_klyuyev
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I had to wain in Bern for 3 hrs for my next train, so I went here because it was close to the train station, around 10 min walking (something like that..). It is very small, but I enjoyed the sight. Very good to relax...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Pretty little garden to have a nice walk around.We have visited it in December,when it certainly wasn't in its full glory cause all the plants looked half dead lol...if you go there try visiting in the spring or summer :)

Thank sanjabg85
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Worth a visit if you're in the area. Botanically diverse considering its size, with several themed greenhouses. Good for a picnic in summer, and access to the river. There is a coffee shop in the Gardens that is open only in summer.

Thank Andre M
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The green house is very beautiful. There is a cafe outside in Summer. I go back there again and again.

Thank Prio J
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

the botanical garden in Bern is not the biggest but its location, so close to the center makes it a beautiful place to relax while visiting the city. Get your food in one of the stores in the city and enjoy a nice picnic in...More

3  Thank Christof B
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very nice and cured garden with plenty of variations..very interesting visit in a nice location and surroundings

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Nice and relaxing. Perfect if you are looking for some peaceful place in order to read your favorite book, or even if you are looking for some place in order to have some quality time if your wife/husband/partner or whatsoever! :-)

Thank Vagner L
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