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Zurich University Botanical Gardens

Formerly a private garden and now maintained as a university botanical garden. The design is a considerable break with the traditions of central European gardens. There are, for example, no systematic beds. Most of the plants cultivated are wild species and no effort is made to show latest garden hybrids. There is a group of 'bubble' green houses. The garden also includes a water garden and useful plants garden. The new Botanic Garden was established in 1976. The small old Botanic Garden is still maintained as a public park in the centre of the town.
Photograph � Peter Enz University Botanical Gardens Zurich
Photograph � Peter Enz University Botanical Gardens Zurich

Botanischer Garten, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland

All year., Daily., Opens 8am (7am on weekdays from March to September).


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