Pavia Botanical Garden

Pavia, Italy

The Orto Botanico dell'Università di Pavia is a botanical garden maintained by the University of Pavia.

The garden was begun in 1773 as a successor to Pavia's earlier Orto dei Semplici (established 1558). By 1775 the garden was in use, with its first wooden greenhouses constructed in 1776. Nocca Domenico organized and expanded the garden 1797–1826, adding collections to exchange seeds and plants, and building a masonry greenhouse to replace the earlier wooden structures. The garden was extensively damaged in World War II, after which its greenhouses were relocated to the main building's south side.

Today the garden contains about 2000 taxa, with major collections of aquatic plants, conifers, hosta, hydrangea, magnolia, medical plants, peat bog plants, and a rose garden.

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    Μαίρη Μπιμπή (18 days ago)
    Beautiful garden. Good choice for a walk.
    Haseeb Khan (4 months ago)
    Wide variety of plant species
    Saloni Patnaik (Sana) (11 months ago)
    It's beautiful from the outside. Never seen what's inside tho!
    Silvia Edimono (19 months ago)
    Excellent vegetable garden, however, there are no fundamental cultures that have now established themselves in our society ... you can find those that are now only dry, a living example would be essential for the culture of Pavia university students
    Giusto Lo Bue (3 years ago)
    Bello!!
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