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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)

Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 634 84 61
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From tropic to alpine gardens

One of the nicer botanical gardens in the world I have visited. Not far from the centre of the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2016
Melbourne, Australia
Enjoyable Place to Spend Time

This botanical garden is a wonderfully peaceful and relaxing spot. The location is convenient as it... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
Debbie K
Adrian, Michigan
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Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 634 84 61
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

One of the nicer botanical gardens in the world I have visited. Not far from the centre of the bustling city of Zurich it is a quiet oasis with tropical houses and a very nice alpine garden. A good place to view plants but also...More

3  Thank AlpineOrchid
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This botanical garden is a wonderfully peaceful and relaxing spot. The location is convenient as it is even possible to walk there from downtown. It offers a lovely place to spend a day. There is a portion that is lightly wooded and another that is...More

2  Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Super beautiful place. lots of large and small plants. plants from different types of climate, nice eatery and gift shop.

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

The garden is beautiful even during the winter months. It is not as magnificent as it would be in spring since there are not too many colors apart from green and brown but isn't this part of the cycle of nature? It is still nice...More

1  Thank Evanthia C
Reviewed 10 November 2015

There's nothing else I can say. I visited the Botanical Garden during my trip to Swiss and I was impressed by the huge variety of plans, flowers and trees and how peaceful the place is.

1  Thank StCarol
Reviewed 19 October 2015

October is never the best time to visit a garden, but the selection of plants seemed haphazard and poorly laid out. Regardless, I appreciated the variety of winding paths through them. The treat is the hothouses, which you don't often get free access to.

1  Thank tripleplay97
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We like to visit botanic gardens as we live in Kew. We had been to the lovely collection of succulents at Sukkulenten-Sammlung on the west bank of the lake and thought it was superb. The botanic garden was a real disappointment. It is very small...More

Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Pleasant and very well maintained, offers pleasant hours. I recommend to anyone who wants to be in leisure hours

1  Thank Lucbtein
Reviewed 23 September 2015

It is build as a park, having few additional buildings, dedicated to particular theme, such as rain forest It is very clean, well treated and worth the visit

3  Thank Haim V
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This place is bit hidden and not very easy to find. I seems a hidden gem that is mostly used by locals. It is beautiful and nice just to walk through the area and see and enjoy all those plants. It is not made a...More

2  Thank Armando_74a
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The entrance is free, no ticket purchase is needed.
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