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Address: Orto Botanico dell'Universita Via Irnerio, 42, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 209 1280
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Not a patch on Cambridge!

This botanical garden is part of the University of Bologna, but not a patch on the great botanical gardens associated with some British universities such as Cambridge. On the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This botanical garden is part of the University of Bologna, but not a patch on the great botanical gardens associated with some British universities such as Cambridge. On the other hand it is free so worth a visit if you have time to kill.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We took a walk to the gardens which are free to enter and on a day when it was 38' the trees gave lovely shade. The gardens aren't huge, we spent an hour and a half walking them. Some really interesting trees and shrubs, we caught some lizards basking on statues. People were coming here to sit and read in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Small but nice botanical garden worth walking in if you visited the Museum of Mineralogy and other places near the university.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

It was a long walk to get there no good if your a wheel chair user you can't get through the gate he had to get out of the chair and collapse the chair to get in! It's a very sad and neglected lots of weeds and over grown plants, not worth the effort of getting there. Cute frogs on... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

I love to visit gardens but the was very disappointing, not worth a visit. There are many other places to visit before you consider visiting this.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012 via mobile

Whenever I visit a major city I make a beeline for the botanic gardens, as they are often beautiful, exotic and tranquil places to visit. This year there has been a major drought in Bologna, so I'm sure the gardens have suffered because of it, but they were very weedy and dishevelled looking too. The main glasshouse full of cactus... More 

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