Its worth visiting. The garden is really health and organized. Lots of different climate types and an incredible green diversity. Really nice fruit tree collection from over the world.
You look for a quiet place to escape the rush of the city by yourself or with your significant other? This is the place. Beware to keep your watch close by as time will fly on this serenity Island.
The gardens are accessed on public transit with Tram #2 or #4 to Hoschgasse and then approximately a 10 minute walk up the hill. The main gardens open at 07.00 and the greenhouses opens from 09.30 until 17.00. The three main greenhouses were renovated and opened to the public in June. I would allow about two hours for a casual... More
We visited mid July 2013 and maybe it was the heat but I have to say I felt like it wasn't worth the trip. From the tram stop you walk about 2 or 3 blocks down a hill then up a hill to get to the green houses. The green houses were quite small, very warm, and there wasn't much... More
I have been to various botanical gardens and this was the least impressive, there wasn't anything really bad with it, just there wasn't a lot there, and for all the beauty of Zürich this isn't a place I will bring friends and family when they visit
Beautiful variety of plants, small pond, quite neighbourhood and newly commissioned tropical house complex. Very accessible from the city center but may not be access friendly to disabled people due to landscape. Free entrance and restaurant available (did not get to use it). Will visit again!
these gardens are one of a city's treasures, zurich's smaller but quite as good as rome's, oasises in the bustle of the city
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