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Botanischer Garten Giessen

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It is a relaxing and peaceful place in the city. The voices of the birds, the colours of the trees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Germany's oldest (in original location)

Great Botanical Garden, right in the centre, being renovated currently, so it will get even better... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Giessen, Germany
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1 week ago
17 Mar 2018
“Germany's oldest (in original location)”
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Senckenbergstr. 6, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a relaxing and peaceful place in the city. The voices of the birds, the colours of the trees are in particular beautiful and they make one relaxed. I used to visit this garden from time to time. If you are somehow stressed and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank phillosophicum
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great Botanical Garden, right in the centre, being renovated currently, so it will get even better. The Darwin path is particularly attractive. The summer concerts are great.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank pavvickers
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Rode my bike to the Botanic Garden today - excited to see Germany's oldest botanical garden (still on the original site). Maybe it was because the bicycle hadn't been invented when the garden was established, but there are no bike racks inside or out. So...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IanBriz
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I love to visit botanic gardens. This one is not very big, but very rich in species and different sceneries. A real gem to vist.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank WS_55_60
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I spent a couple of weeks in Giessen so I frequently wandered into the gardens to sit on a bench with my take away coffee and a book. The gardens could use a bit of upkeep but over all a lovely way to spend a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank lshfame
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Most of the Gießen citizens take a normal walk trough this park. But if you stop and have a deeper look at the nice flowers and plants you will love that "Garten"

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Roger W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A small Botanical Garden; it is still a the same location where it was founded in the 17th century. Some nice old trees, but no old architecture. A nice stroll when you happen to be in the town.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Hans_Staden
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place, where they organize little events. There are too many work in progress area and the opening time is restricted.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Manu M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

It is a small wonderful place, in the mittle of the city... but when you are there you won´t even notice it. Romantic or with Children it is a very nice choice to relax...

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Andre L
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Founded in 1609, the Botanical Garden is credited as the oldest one in Germany. Beautiful nature escape within the city, with approximate 8000 species of plants, there is something to see for every taste. Lovely way to spend some peaceful and quiet time. Interesting fact...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank CorinaCIG
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