Botanical Gardens Flora
Botanical Gardens Flora
4.5
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
About
Cacti and plant houses make up this garden, which dates from the 1800s, along the Rhine River. Gardens are open 8 a.m. until dusk daily. Plant houses are open October to March 10 a.m.-4 p.m., April to September 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Marguerite123456789
    Bloemfontein, South Africa23 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Raining, picnic and beautiful
    It started raining when we entered and it got worse after we bought picnic food. The food snd restaurant and the garden was fabulous! Want to go again! Unfortunately they hadda wedding inside and outside was only a few umbrellas for all running out of the rain.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 August 2023
  • trip_marmotta
    Oulu, Finland29 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A relaxing oasis
    The botanical garden includes the garden itself with many pretty flowers and trees, and fountains, completely without any entrance fee. There is also a inside garden house, but we did not have the opportunity to visit that however (closed at 6 p.m.) Tip: take a 2.5 km walk from Köln Altstadt along the riverfront to reach the botanical garden. Note that there are no services available (besides toilet) in the evening.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 August 2023
  • Risinghurst_Rover
    14 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not spectacular, but restful
    Small, understated botanical garden. Some items of interest, but unfortunately the glass houses are closed for rebuilding. But very good to get a break from the business of Cologne, to sit in the sun and eat at the open air cafe
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 September 2023
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Jet48258066554
London, UK8 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
A beautiful, serene, lush botanical garden which is located within a walkable distance of the Cologne Hauptbahnhof. I was amazed at the tranquility of the place, the vast collection of flora from different parts of the world. Was a bit disappointed that all plant identifies were only in the German language making it difficult for tourists to understand it. A bit more inclusiveness would go a long way in making it a pleasurable and a well worth learning experience. Some sections were closed and not enough sign posts to show the exit, WC, etc. No eateries around the place either. Also was surprised at the lack of birds in the gardens.
However, I enjoyed my time there and would recommend it to visitors to Cologne
Written 26 October 2023
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Rob T
23 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
During our trip we visited three botanical gardens during our 2-week trip. Unfortunately, this was the least one of the three. Currently the greenhouse is under construction. Signs say it needs to be done by 2022. However clearly it isn't. Do you have a few hours to kill, definitely go. Other locations in Germany are better though.
Written 27 May 2024
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Risinghurst_Rover
14 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Small, understated botanical garden. Some items of interest, but unfortunately the glass houses are closed for rebuilding. But very good to get a break from the business of Cologne, to sit in the sun and eat at the open air cafe
Written 28 September 2023
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,717 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
The Botanical Gardens Flora of Cologne is a wonderful set of gardens in the north west of the city and very easy to reach by tram. As soon as you enter, you're presented with an amazing view of an Italian style garden that ends with the Palace of the Botanical Gardens. The rest of the botanical gardens is laid out fairly irregularly with lots of paved walkways. Though not quite as irregular as English gardens, there's not fixed shaped to the themed gardens within.

It's a real pity the tropical gardens was undergoing renovations. It's still worth a visit if you have time and feel like a walk in pleasant surroundings.
Written 16 September 2019
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Vicki W
Dover, UK35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
We opted to take a stroll around the botanical gardens this afternoon. They are free to enter which is great and very beautiful. Very worth the wander.
Written 8 August 2019
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Moisés Alvarez A
Ilmenau, Germany39 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
My couple and I were looking for a place to make out the most of the sunny day in Cologne. Free access and many plants from all over the world to see, some wild rabbits, ducks and fish aswell. Theres a food and drinks area as well. Overall a beautiful park to visit in Cologne.
Written 14 May 2019
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delphine o
Paris, France21 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Very beautiful place to visit.my husband and i had avery great time here.the view is super amazing.beautiful flowers
Written 10 June 2023
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Jose Lejin P J
Bengaluru, India1,847 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Friends
Beautiful botanical garden and park in Cologne, Germany. Nice place to walk around. It forms part of the Cologne's green belt and is open daily. Entry is free. The garden contains exotic and native trees. Excellent playground for kids. You may find some dogs in the playground area. Parking space available.
Written 8 December 2018
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lincolnshirelass
lincolnshire, UK178 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
Just had to get off the hop on/off bus and visit here. Very impressive entrance.
Free admission. Clean loos.
In April , it was warm & sunny. Beautiful flowers and shrubs. Statues, water features etc. Saw red squirrels too.
The cafe was splendid. How clever to put the drinks etc in a bucket (with bottle opener attached )rather than balancing food/drinks on a tray. Delicious food and such friendly staff.
A real gem. Do visit .
Written 8 October 2018
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Ajitson
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India89 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2018 • Solo
Everything is expensive in Germany, especially for an Indian tourist who currency is undervalued to the euro. But this beautiful place is free. It's also very close to a train station, so you can save money on travel as well. Nice greenhouse and good places to sit and read a book too.
Written 14 June 2018
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