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Small but lovely, a nice place to have tea and enjoy the river that runs through the city.

This botanical garden is relatively small and not very extravagant. There is peace here and it's... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Nancy J
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Austin, Texas
Unexpected pleasure

It's just across the bridge from old town but very few people were there. We stumbled on it when... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
williambA2447DF
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Richmond, Virginia
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Affiliated with the University of Bern, these gardens are home to exotic plants from all over the world.
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Altenbergrain 21, Bern 3013, Switzerland
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All reviews nice and quiet place flowers and plants nice tropical across the bridge the river take your time old town city picnic sights
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

The garden is located at a very nice site along the river. That's the only good thing about this place. The gardens are an overgrown mess. Don't waste your time going there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bailiej757
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The gardens are quite small but beautiful, housing a lovely cafe with very friendly staff and gorgeous views of the river below.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ChloeKibblewhite
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Place is little far from Railways station but we took the Bus to visit the RosenGarten and entering the Garden was beautiful and amazing. It has park for Kids at entrance but more important is that it has great place / wall to sit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sp591971
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

A small but beautiful place just across the bridge from old town. Home of exotic plants with nice sight of river...

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Umang A
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This nice and quiet jewel close to the heart of the city is the perfect place to stroll around, sit down on the grass for a picnic or just visit the sheer beauti of all the flowers and trees in- and outside the plant houses...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Meike M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We try to visit botanical gardens in any city we visit, and we had to search high and low for this one, which doesn't have ANY signs on the nearby streets to indicate its location. After we found it and looked around, we were laughing...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Diverse species were thrown at a hillside without much aesthetic or gardening sense. This garden could have been so much better.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This botanical garden is relatively small and not very extravagant. There is peace here and it's got a nice view of the city and the river that runs through it. A good place to have a tea and contemplate life.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

It's just across the bridge from old town but very few people were there. We stumbled on it when one of our group noticed it in a guide book and it was near our hotel. End of summer, so maybe not as colorful as earlier...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank williambA2447DF
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were Not impressive and total let down as I was expecting to see colorful flowers but there were few- not many colorful or vibrant flowers or plants! There was lots of weedi going on! Being the only people there, should tell you something about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tranquillo
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