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Tromso Botaniske Hage

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Address: Breivika, Tromso, Norway
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Extensive gardens. Nice to wander surrounded by arctic plants and see them growing in a very natural landscape.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 February 2017
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Carson, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can at least say I went to the Northern Most Botanical Garden in the World (Iceland claims the same with one), but not much to see with the snow on the ground.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Extensive gardens. Nice to wander surrounded by arctic plants and see them growing in a very natural landscape.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

a very good tourist info centre, all staff very knowledgeable. Good mix the usual tourist items for sale and excellent local infiirmation

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Amazing what grows in the Arctic circle! And a free activity which is always a bonus in overpriced Norway. Lovely views from the gardens and a pleasant walk there along the docks.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We enjoyed wandering these extensive gardens, learning about arctic plants and seeing them growing in a very natural landscape.

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Though the gardens were quite small and near the main road I was very impressed with the use of space. The walk was very immersive, they had clearly thought a lot about the design and the plants fit the area and landscape perfectly. The little plaques of information were also very informative. I was dissapointed that i just missed the... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great displays and good information about early settlers and their exploits capturing fur animals and food stuffs as well as explorers who battled ice and weather to explore the arctic.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Sad, but we were to late, just a few flowers to see. We were there 15'th of September. Hope to come back when all is blooming:-)

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milan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was a surprise, the variety and colours of the flowers was incredible... we came here at the end of long day, but we came away enthusiastic ...

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Tromso Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden certainly surprised me. Such a beautiful garden so far north with plants and flowers form so many world destinations was astonishing. This is a must to visit.

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