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The Botanical Garden of the Jagiellonian University

ul. Mikolaja Kopernika 27, Krakow 31-501, Poland
+48 (012) 421 26 20
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A beatiful and informative Botanical Gardens, a short walk from Old Town
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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ul. Mikolaja Kopernika 27, Krakow 31-501, Poland
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"water features"
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"plants and trees"
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"orchid house"
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"easily spend a couple of hours"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"nice stroll"
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"entrance fee"
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"worth a visit"
in 5 reviews
"old town"
in 4 reviews
"greenhouse"
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"ducks"
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"zloty"
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"rhododendrons"
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"paths"
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A nice and peaceful place for a walk - some interesting flora. The greenhouses have some exotic plants that you must see. Just 9 Zt and 5 for students.

Thank Randall R
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

If you are looking for a quiet retreat from the crowds, this is for you. You can spend an hour or more strolling through wonderfully presented and tended gardens, treescapes, and water features without repeating your steps. And it's only a 10 minute walk from...More

1  Thank GregBatonRouge_USA
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

* Extremely price-friendly. Students enter on 5 PLN. * About 10-15 minutes walk outside of the old city * Park is nice, has a wide variety of botanicals and is generally a nice park with many benches to sit on * Large greenhouses - two...More

Thank LarsP1981
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I was there at the end of a season. It was still beautiful and better take good shoes to walk because you will need them :) Good advice take water and something to eat. They offer automat with food and drinks, but for us it...More

Thank Jane T
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Entrance hard to find but once you do find it it is well worth a visit. About £2 entrance fee which includes the greenhouses. Well maintained and still very colourful even in October. Plants are well labelled and varied. Easy to walk around and the...More

1  Thank minseee
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Advertised on some maps. Not very well advertised as if they don't want you to visit. About £2 to get in. Lots of plants and trees to see, depending on the time of year you visit will depend on what you see. Ducks on the...More

2  Thank Kep70
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Decided to go here on a rainy day thinking the warm greenhouses would be a nice alternative to the wet weather but was somewhat mistaken. The greenhouses are pretty small and even some parts were closed off. The orchid house was interesting even though most...More

1  Thank generator5000
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My partner loves this kind of thing, as in previous reviews, slightly difficult to find, nice to wander round, quite small compared to uk standards,cheap entry and ok to look round if you have the time, if you are pressed for time in your schedule...More

Thank hairybear007
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We spent a week in Krakow and the botanic garden was on our wish list to visit. It is a short and pleasant walk from the centre of Krakow and if you have a little street map it is easy enough to find. Not expensive...More

2  Thank ConfideInMe68
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This Botanical Garden area was just formal enough to be informative and yet with a slightly unstructured feel which to me gave it charm and softness. The water features were lovely with families of ducks skimming around, and lots of shade and light and colour....More

1  Thank Diane S
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Barbara N
9 July 2016|
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Response from Ronny W |
We have visited the garden yesterday. Beautiful and no tourists. Tram 19 stops in Rondo Mogliskie. From there 300 meters (take the tunnel, then the first left). Entrance is behind the red barrier.
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Barbara N
9 July 2016|
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Response from mekydro | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a tram stop about 10 minutes walk away - faster if you are a quick walker! The stop we used was called Rondo Mogilskie - its actually located on a large roundabout and is served by several tram lines.
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troubadour44
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Response from rafaelaanna | Reviewed this property |
internet doesn't know ;( on the internet site of the garden (ogrod.uj.edu.pl) the only information is the garden is open during some events...
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