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Jardin Botanique Lausanne

Opens in 14 min: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Interesting despite the building works

The fine weather made our time here very enjoyable. The urban plant exhibition was interesting, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
garden of delights

Small but interesting botanical garden with plants divided into sections - ponds with waterlilies... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Barbara E
Lausanne, Switzerland
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“winding paths”(2 reviews)
“botanical”(6 reviews)
“lake”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fine weather made our time here very enjoyable. The urban plant exhibition was interesting, and the view from the top was memorable.

Thank RodneyfromLondon
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Small but interesting botanical garden with plants divided into sections - ponds with waterlilies, medicinal, alpine, rock garden, etc. and beautiful trees. There is a stunning Japanese white magnolia near the main entrance that blooms in May (short-lived flowers). Climb up to the top past...More

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed August 26, 2017

The exhibition about grains was interesting, but the garden in itself is messy and not very well maintained. Many plants were burnt and dry. The fact that the gardens are on a sharp slope, with narrow alleys, doesn't help feeling good.

Thank alpham
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Found the botannical gardens and enjoyed a through walk - charmed by the ascending pathways full of flora and fauna and then at the top, amazing views of Lausanne and Lac Leman... loved the freshness and beauty of it all!

1  Thank Poppilicious
Reviewed May 6, 2017

If you go from port to center or vice versa it is the perfect stop on the way. Many interesting plants, scents of spring and summer. A nice observation deck leading to winding paths among large and old trees.

1  Thank mzreda
Reviewed April 7, 2017

If you have a gap in your day and are close by, or travelling the area and fancy somewhere tranquil to hang out for a while this place is it.

1  Thank JenniferFoodieTravel
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We past by the botanic garden for a walk in a sunny day. Compare with the near Milan park, the Jardin looks not well maintained! Plants and trees are left alone! Except the walk and the nice view at the top, nothing else is worth...More

1  Thank DanieleBerga
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place - garden/ park for walk with no tax for enter. Near the center of city. I recommend it

1  Thank Sandra N
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Walking in the Botanic Gardens in Lausanne is an instant cure for stress. Lots of winding paths with views of the the lake around the corner and the sound of children laughing and playing come to you in waves that lift your mood.

Thank MLF-traveller
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Although walking to the top of the little hill offers a great view on the lake, the botanical garden is not exceptional.

Thank BenHurrell
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