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Tartu University Botanical Garden

Lai 38, Tartu 51005, Estonia
+372 737 6180
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A quiet retreat

It was a cool cloudy day, but the outdoor gardens were beautiful, and the botanical garden is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wayne G
A beautiful garden. Do not miss it

It is worth spending hald a day there. Entrance is free except if you want to enter the green... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Come and visit one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in the world (founded in 1803). The Botanical Gardens were designed under the supervision of world-famous botanists, Prof Ledebour and Prof Bunge.The Botanical Gardens currently belong to the University of Tartu and they are used as a study base for students. The Botanical Gardens introduce new decorative plans and different methods of landscaping.Interesting facts:- there are 6500 species of plants from all climatic belts of the world in the Botanical Gardens, which makes it the most species-rich area in Estonia;- the palm house of the Botanical Gardens is the biggest in the Baltic States and also the richest in species.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Lai 38, Tartu 51005, Estonia
+372 737 6180
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a cool cloudy day, but the outdoor gardens were beautiful, and the botanical garden is nearby and easy to find.

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth spending hald a day there. Entrance is free except if you want to enter the green houses. Beginning of July it was a delight for our eyes. However the roses were not yet open.

Thank papidesalpes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful places all over the world. Just in the city center a small botanic garden. The best place for relax

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the garden is not very big by its territory, it is very compact - each inch is very masterfully planned, different landscapes demonstrated and it is very rich by plants. It is the most beautiful during late spring early summer but one can go...More

Thank Heikych
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is definitaly a place you have to visit! Very beautiful and peaceful place. Outdoor garden is for free,so you can walk, have a picnic somewhere,enjoy beautiful garden. You have to pay for indoor garden,if you want to go in. It is not expensive,so you...More

Thank Alise L
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It is very nice outside, the park is full of smells, flowers and nice view. Go and check it out, in every corner you can find your place to say "WOW".

Thank AistePileckaite
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Tartu Botanical garden is small but every inch of it is used and maintained to perfection. It includes beauty for an eye of an average visitor, educational part for these who want to learn (like moss garden or perfect labelling of the plants) and charming...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Very nice and spacious for a small city. Well taken care of and the greenhouses have birds and small animals.

Thank mangouni
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A great variety of flowers and plants in a wonderful landscape. Perfect place to spend the afternoon, to walk, to read a book and take pictures

Thank ilabuf
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Miniature possibility to see tropical and subtropical plants and flowers. And good selection of cactuses.

Thank Rdt L
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