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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)

Altenbergrain 21, Bern 3013, Switzerland
+41 31 631 49 45
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Relax on a busy day

Not the most colourful botanical garden or extensive one we have visited, but there is a certain... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shipwrecked49
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Very chilled ... looked like some construction was going on?

A very beautiful walk around, to chill. Little sights of the river make it stunning and the whole... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
EllieRed
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Affiliated with the University of Bern, these gardens are home to exotic plants from all over the world.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
2 days ago
“Relax on a busy day”
4 days ago
“Very chilled ... looked like some construction was going on?”
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Altenbergrain 21, Bern 3013, Switzerland
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+41 31 631 49 45
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not the most colourful botanical garden or extensive one we have visited, but there is a certain quiet magic here and suggest set aside an hour to “chill & relax” walking around the gardens Many people, we assume locals from Bern, were picnicking in the...More

Thank Shipwrecked49
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful walk around, to chill. Little sights of the river make it stunning and the whole atmosphere is very calm. It's a shame that certain areas like the orangery seemed not to be accessible for some reason? Other than that, it was a...More

Thank EllieRed
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 22 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 9 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 23 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 10 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

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