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Tartu University Botanical Garden

Lai 38, Tartu 51005, Estonia
+372 737 6180
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Small, easy access and absolutely stunning

The Botanical Garden in Tartu is one of the loveliest I've ever visited - and I've visited many... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Eeva U
Helsinki, Finland
via mobile
nice garden for free visit

Nice place with different plants to visit for free. Open from morning to late evening. Inside for... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Raimonds R
Riga, Latvia
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Come and visit one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in the world (founded in 1803). The Botanical Gardens were designed under the supervision of world-famous botanists, Prof Ledebour and Prof Bunge.The Botanical Gardens currently belong to the University of Tartu and they are used as a study base for students. The Botanical Gardens introduce new decorative plans and different methods of landscaping.Interesting facts:- there are 6500 species of plants from all climatic belts of the world in the Botanical Gardens, which makes it the most species-rich area in Estonia;- the palm house of the Botanical Gardens is the biggest in the Baltic States and also the richest in species.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lai 38, Tartu 51005, Estonia
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The Botanical Garden in Tartu is one of the loveliest I've ever visited - and I've visited many. Nature is awesome and for some reason botanical gardens have always held my interest in a way not all museums can. The garden is on the small...More

Thank Eeva U
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Nice place with different plants to visit for free. Open from morning to late evening. Inside for pay, and outside for free exhibition of different plants are presented. No dislikes.

Thank Raimonds R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I usally avoid botanical gardens because I am no scientist when it comes to plants. But this is a lovely place to have a stroll and consider the amount of work someone else has had to do. It is really nice.

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 1 August 2017

An enormous variety of plants, arranged with respect to the depressions and hills of the territory. Obviously designed by gifted and dedicated gardeners. In particular the backside around the pond charms the visitor, even if he is not interested in botanics.

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

enjoyed the botanical gardens , very pretty and a relaxing hour or so spent here. well signed and easy to find

Thank LeicesterFiesta
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great little botanical garden with a lot of flowers, trees, small pound. Have visited it so many times but never got board.

Thank alraune2017
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This botanical garden boasts a big greenhouse with various tropical plants and palms, but its main attraction and charm lie in the park and gardens around the palmhouse. During spring and summer it offers a beautiful walk on which you can see many rare and...More

Thank nublex
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It was a cool cloudy day, but the outdoor gardens were beautiful, and the botanical garden is nearby and easy to find.

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is worth spending hald a day there. Entrance is free except if you want to enter the green houses. Beginning of July it was a delight for our eyes. However the roses were not yet open.

Thank papidesalpes
Reviewed 8 July 2017

One of the most beautiful places all over the world. Just in the city center a small botanic garden. The best place for relax

Thank Adam A
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