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“Nice place to spend few hours”

Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)
Ranked #16 of 242 things to do in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
Reviewed September 23, 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
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"free attraction"
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"beautiful plants"
in 3 reviews
"bio domes"
in 3 reviews
"eden centre"
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"lovely place for a walk"
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"flora and fauna"
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"free entrance"
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"couple of hours"
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"greenhouse"
in 19 reviews
"picnic"
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"nature"
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"geographical"
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"rainforest"
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"stroll"
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"switzerland"
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Reviewed September 21, 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 a "pure'" attraction and you cannot expect guided tours or a museum style. It is a local Botanical garden in a very nice area and with beautiful plants. A place just to enjoy and relax.

2  Thank Armando_74a
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

The Zurich Botanical Garden is a wonderful compact, but very comprehensive garden. There are many spots throughout the garden where you can just sit and enjoy a peaceful lunch among the trees. There are three glass domes with a large variety of plants from around the world. Enjoyed sitting by one of the ponds trying to spot the frogs. A lovely way to spend an hour or two.

Thank MichaelC11
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

This could have been an attractive spot in Zurich. Unfortunately, we felt there is no interest to make it a tourist attraction site. The Entrance is free of charge. There were no sign to guide yo through your visit. There are some good plant but lake organization. We enjoyed our walk but it could been much bettre.

1  Thank TQ_Travel-Quest
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Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

The garden has several different areas with lots of different plants. We saw locals enjoying the sun bathing on grass, tadpoles swimming, it's a very relaxing and fun place. The tropical plants domes were very interesting too. Free to visit. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank Yumes
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