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University Botanic Gardens Ljubljana

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The botanical gardens are not worth the walk for the gardens. Though the river by there and the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Toronto, Canada
Snow drops

I am sure this is a beautiful place in summer and spring .... of course it is a bit limited during... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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University Botanic Gardens Ljubljna is the oldest Slovene cultural, scientific and educational institution. It was founded in 1810. Opened every day. Entry fee only for tropical glasshouse and guided tours. Garden size 2 ha. Garden units: arboretum...more
Izhanska cesta 15, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 427 12 80
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The botanical gardens are not worth the walk for the gardens. Though the river by there and the neighbourhood on the way back was interesting to see. Did not find the gardens themselves well organized and was unclear how to navigate. The flora itself was...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed by the Botanical Gardens. The outside section is very small, and only of interest to the hard-core botanist. I admit that there is also a large greenhouse which we didn't enter, which is a good size, but this was unattractive on...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I am sure this is a beautiful place in summer and spring .... of course it is a bit limited during this time if the year .... however there are beautiful snow drops and spring flowers and the smell of wild garlic is everywhere (at...More

1  Thank matdro
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Quite a small, but well kept botanical garden, in a green part of Ljubljana beneath the castle hill. The entrance is free, but there is a small fee entering the greenhouse. Getting there by bus is a little bit difficult, since in is between 2...More

1  Thank Noam L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Ljubljana Botanic Garden is historically important (for Slovenia) but not such a big venue in late summer. Yes, it is small and yes, it was dried in the middle of August. But its location close to Ljubljanica river makes a great escape from lively touristic...More

2  Thank rastokirn
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Pleasantly shady as well as sunny with some unusual and colourful plants. Free entry apart from the hot house

2  Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is not your typical botanical garden. There are more park areas than specimens. The whole park is not large. Tyhe rose garden is very small. The greenhouse is a highlight, but not on a hot humid day.

Thank scvrose
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We walked there from the centre of the city and found very few signs to help us find it, though just enough to get to the general area (where we asked a local person). The area covered by the gardens is small and when we...More

Thank cheshirecat1937
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Cute little park. Very very small. I.like it also because you can buy plants there, of herbs, flowers etc. It is most beautiful in spring when it is covered with charming flowers. It has a cafe and few parking places.

1  Thank Urška A
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

It's only a small garden and there's not a huge amount to see but it's free unless you pay (2.80 euro I think) to go into the glass houses. The small one isn't worth it but the big one has more plant life and an...More

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