The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: European Gardens (500AD-1850)

Moscow Botanic Garden

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470. The botanic garden of the university of Moscow was founded by the emperor Alexander, in 1801, but was unfortunately destroyed by the French in 1812; at which time the university was burned down. Both, however, are now restored to their original splendour.