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A pleasent place to take a break

Hortus Botanicus Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is small but nicely managed garden to take a break... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Yekaterinburg, Russia

VU HORTUS BUITENVELDERT is open mon-fri 8-16.30 entrance is free. Until 2023 when VU university... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2014
bas k
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 Oct 2018
“A pleasent place to take a break”
16 Apr 2017
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Hortus Botanicus Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is small but nicely managed garden to take a break, while walking around Amsterdam South region and/or visiting some at the VUMC. It has many different plants, a little pond in the middle and also cafe. In a sunny time,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank BiRaGi
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The botanical gardens are a beautiful and peaceful way to spend a few hours. There is a lovely little cafe and a visit to the butterfly house is a must. The three biome glass house is an enjoyable insight into different habitats.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Pauline W
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This place is beautiful. It is huge. It has a really nice eatery attached to it. Amazing plant life. Its really just so impressive. I cant emphasize this enough. If you can visit this place i would. Its a bit off the beaten path but...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This small garden is belong to the VU University. It is not so big even it became smaller because of the expanding of the VU hospital lately. And.....in 2020 it will be definitely disappeared. Once a while I walk inside to enjoy the atmosphere of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 26 May 2014

VU HORTUS BUITENVELDERT is open mon-fri 8-16.30 entrance is free. Until 2023 when VU university will build a new wing to their nearby hospital the gardens offer a diverse collection

Date of experience: May 2014
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