Great garden! Both for a walk with good companion and learn about flowers, nature and the diversity of nature across the globe. Also an example of cross border interaction between The Netherlands and the rest of the world for ages!
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we decided to visit these gardens because of the link with Carolus Clusius who brought Tulip bulbs here, as part of his teaching / research whilst at Leiden. We enjoyed the variety of plants in the green houses, and the very pleasant stroll around the...More
A wonderful oasis of calm in the city. The gardens are one of the oldest of its type in Europe and contains some really impressive mature trees. The glass houses have a wonderful collection of Plants from the tropical areas that the Netherlands has an...More
Cosy place in the centrum of Leiden, nice to go with friends, children, not so big to get tired and nice brake after town, also for cup of coffee on open air in sunny day
Amazing plants with varieties of themes (including plants from Asia, orchids, and cactus plants). A lot of benches to sit on and just enjoy the open space. Connected to Leiden Observatory at the back.
The Botanical gardens have a great range of plants and plant life, both outside and in the hot houses. Range of plants is mainly from South East Asia.
Very nice historic botanical garden, with extensive greenhouses. Outside one can see the big tulip and spring flower collection. This garden is where the tulip was first brought to Western Europe! At the end of April the daffodils were almost completely gone, but the rhododendrons...More
An interesting botanical garden mostly worth visiting for its location in Leiden in the Netherlands which is a beautiful old city with lots of history and lovely canals. The botanical garden tea room outside was very pretty with nice cakes and fresh mint tea.
A nice summer day you will not find a nicer place for a coffee/tea in the cafe garden. Follow with a wonderful stroll in the botanical garden/green houses. The flowers are, well, beautiful. And parts of the garden is a very Zen experience. Well worth...More