Universitaet Basel Botanical Garden, Basel

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  • This is no Enid Haupt conservatory, but makes for a lovely pit stop while exploring the old town. The water lillies were on the cusp of blooming during my visit, and the conservatories were virtually ...  more »
  • Worth a visit it if you have a little time, especially the area of the birds, where you really have the feeling of being in the middle of the jungle. It is free, so take a walk, sit on a bench and drink, is a good plan.
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  • On a day where the sparrows of the roof fall is the (also) you can relax in this small but beautiful landscaped botanical garden. There is a nice app for even. If it's so hot, is a visit to the tropical greenhouse extra recommended. Fun there are besides the plants where you (or flowers) the birds. Of course you take Victoriakas visit and take on a bench sit and enjoy what you see. With the app in hand you can each see what plants there.
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  • I was blown away by this botanical garden. The selection of plants they have in such a small area is astounding, as is the care taken for the multiple hot houses. They tropical house was especially impressive with the multiple bird species and turtles. Top notch place; very cozy, well-loved, and you can tell !
  • A small quiet garden . Here you can enjoy the plants, eat a sandwich or read a book. I recomand it . There is no entrance fee
  • Beautiful garden! It is so peaceful and calm. The collection of plants from all over the world is amazing!
  • This is my favourite part of the city. Almost every biome is represented on these grounds, including a 2-storey rain forest with a glass staircase to see above the canopy.
  • Pleasant oasis in the middle of the cityscape. The tropical house with free roaming birds is a particular favourite. Displays in german.

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