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Address: 27 Svartbaecksgatan, Uppsala 753 32, Sweden
Phone Number:
+46 18 471 28 38

The Linnaeus Garden was the first botanical garden in Sweden founded in...

The Linnaeus Garden was the first botanical garden in Sweden founded in 1655 by Olof Rudbeck the elder. It is laid out in the French Style and restored following Linnaeus' and Carl Harleman's design from 1745. Today approximately 1300 species are grown here. All known to have been cultivated by Linnaeus and arranged according to his own system.

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For flowers lovers

Amazing place with a lot of colour in the summer. Not open in winter. I recommend 100% this place and going to linnaeus hammerby either

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place with a lot of colour in the summer. Not open in winter. I recommend 100% this place and going to linnaeus hammerby either

Thank Carolina R
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

It is three parts to the gardens, it is the Botanical garden, the Linnaeus garden and the museum. It is well worth a stroll at any point of the year.

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visitors on a weekend break will be dissappointed to find this attraction closed on a Monday so plan your visit day accordingly . We were able to see some of the garden through the metal gates but most is hidden by high wooden fences .

Thank Alan W
Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The walk around the garden is peaceful, and the existing cafe close by is a great stop for a "fika". I must say, if you want a relaxing strall, it is a great garden for doing so.

Thank RafaelVB
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Absolutely take the audio opportunity, brings him and his family to life. Easy to find, peaceful walk in afternoon after tours have finished. Don't miss!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Although a historical place the entry to the Garden was little bit pricey. The Garden was ok but we were told you can find more variety in the new botanical garden named after the same professor. The price includes the visit to the Linnaeus Historical home with good audio tour.

Thank Muhammad S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The gardens are nice even after prime seasonal growth. The history is important if you have studied biological science. And the museum is greatly enhanced by the recorded tour that is available with admission.

Thank MB M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you are in the least interested in gardening, plants etc. you must visit this place - the home and teaching and research venue of Linnaeus. For anyone with an interest in history this is well worth a visit - the world center of botanical research two hundred years ago

Thank Robin E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I nearly did not visit and I would have regretted it. The gardens are wonderful - a real haven to wander round and relax in. And Linnaeus old house is fascinating. You learn a lot about the family and also about 18C life. Well worth a visit. Free entry for those staying in First Hotel Linne!

Thank Scottishcari
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We spent the afternoon in Uppsala while visiting friends in Sweden and they took us to this garden and museum. We had never heard of Linnaeus before we went, but felt like we knew everything about him afterwards! It's ideal to visit the house/museum first (before the gardens) where you can get a self guided audio tour and learn about... More 

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