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Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Geneve

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Beautiful gardens set in a large park near the lake - a great find

We discovered this wonderful place by accident but it should be a must on any visit to Geneva... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Bedford, United Kingdom
Beautiful part of Geneva

We stopped here in 35c on a very warm evening in Geneva and what a beautiful quiet Oasis from the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Anthony C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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chemin de l' Imperatrice 1, Chambesy 1292, Switzerland
+41 22 418 51 00
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

We discovered this wonderful place by accident but it should be a must on any visit to Geneva. Easily reached by several buses from the main train station and with free entry. Wandering round on a lovely sunny day - it was very relaxing, so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

We stopped here in 35c on a very warm evening in Geneva and what a beautiful quiet Oasis from the hustle of the city. The plants and greenhouses are well worth it for free and just sitting down was a treat on the grass. A...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

A must visit for gardening enthusiasts. It is a living museum full of all kinds of plants. Immaculately kept and very interesting. A must visit on a trip to Genève !!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim E
Reviewed 8 June 2018

It is Stunning place, free of charge. There is a lot to do and see. Great collection of flowers and not only.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a great park to relax or take the children with 3 hugh greenhouse's all with there own variety of plants. The park is famous for the fantasic variety of flowers plants and trees with some unique gardens inside from different countries its a must...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Shaun A
Reviewed 26 September 2017

First thing: the park is HUGE, so make sure to wear comfy shoes. It's free and open to the public, which is rare in Switzerland. If you're looking for something slow and relaxing, take a stroll thru the park and take a look at the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Coco H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I've been to Geneva twice and stumbled into these gardens both times and I have to say, it is one of my favourite places in the city. It is big and sprawling with loads of smaller gardens (a rock garden, a Japanese garden etc...) and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lore_liee6
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I visited the gardens during a break from a conference nearby and was pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the gardens. One may walk on paths through different botanical landscapes where information about the different plants and trees is listed on signs. There are benches...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Deihcs
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a day to spend in Geneva and not a huge budget to play with (two things that don't really go together in this city!) However this garden is the exception. It's a beautiful place to visit and we especially enjoyed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sophieh99
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We entered the garden around 19.00 and were strolling around for a while. At about 19.39 we were told by a guard that the park was closing. We went to the gate -and it was closed! So were two other entrences!!! No one answered the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Bus nr 1 or 25.