Old Botanical Garden

Zürich, Switzerland

The Old Botanical Garden is an idyllic oasis at the heart of downtown Zurich. Its history dates back to the year 1837. Today it is home to various old trees that give the garden its enchanting aura.

The mediaeval herb garden, the “Gessner Garden”, is located on a hill and offers insight into 16th century knowledge of medicinal plants. The palm house is a protected monument from the 19th century and today is predominantly used for concerts, theatre and exhibitions.

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    Alessandro Surace (4 months ago)
    Nice open garden. With a nice terrace and some very flagrant plants.
    Dani S (6 months ago)
    Beautiful place to chill
    Florin Gheorghe (7 months ago)
    Nice place to cool down during lunch break
    Kate Slyshkina (7 months ago)
    Right in the hear of Zurich, very small but very nice botanical garden. You can find there everything from bamboo to clementines growing on the tree. It has a little pond with water-lizards, a green house with some rare plants and a big section with various edible herbs and vegetables. Good place for a little Sunday walk.
    Mohab Samman (8 months ago)
    A very small and cosy botanical garden, with lots of tiny pavements, but almost all of the plants were pretty much dead in July, as if no care is being given.
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