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Turku University Botanical Garden

Ruissalon puistotie 215, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 3 5822761900
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Beautiful garden and fine surroundings

Outside the Botanical Garden Building is big and beautiful, from early spring until late Autumn... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tiina H
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Turku
What a park and great for Pokemon Go addicts too!!

The botanical gardens of Turku are situated on the island of Ruissalo (easy to get to by bus #8... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lorna K
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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Ruissalon puistotie 215, Turku 20100, Finland
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+358 3 5822761900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside the Botanical Garden Building is big and beautiful, from early spring until late Autumn. Inside the house there is a big and interesting greenhouse with a great variety of plants. In the house there also is a café with offers lunch, too. The whole...More

Thank Tiina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The botanical gardens of Turku are situated on the island of Ruissalo (easy to get to by bus #8) and it's a lovely place to walk. There are also many pokestops and rare Pokemon to be caught! The grounds are amazing - loads of variety...More

Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Special place, a real paradise during wintermonths. Small fee to get in. Cafe and restrooms. Outside garden is wonderful at summertime.

Thank 401kristina
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The beginning of June was probably not the best time for a visit as many plants were not yet in bloom, and were unrecognisable despite the plaques. Also, the flowerbeds could use a little more maintenance. But as it was a sunny day we did...More

Thank Tiina H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

An excellent botanical garden at the university. Unfortunately, we could not enjoy it fully, because the wind blew, but in good weather, I think it's just great there.

Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Turun Kauppahalli is one place in Turku...that still retains the essence of old time Turku, Finland...its has a different and a special feel it brings different ethnicity together in one place ...like a world together, under one roof!! ...Definitely recommend to visitors to check it...!!...More

Thank Vandana K
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Very interesting to see different exotic plants from all over the world. I thougt maybe little boys are not that excited about flowers and all but it was also very educational to show where coffee comes from and there was "a chocolate tree" also, a...More

Thank daniellax
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This garden contains lot of plants that you have hard to find anywhere else in Finland Outside garden is free but to get inside you had to pay, but there is lot to see even in outside

1  Thank Kreivi
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I loved the garden. There were names for nearly all plants also in Finnish language and not just the scientific name. Outside was free but inside you had to pay. There was discount for students but not for unemployed, which was a big minus for...More

1  Thank Hanne2014
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a lovely place to visit when it's -20C degrees outside; you feel like you've travelled abroad :) Interesting also for little kids!

Thank NinaSula
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