Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk

(4.1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Stroll, picnic, read a book, take photos, or simply escape the city rush at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. One of the largest botanical gardens in Europe, this park is famous for its extensive collection of conifers. It spreads over 530,000 sq m (0.2 sq mi), and features about 9,000 different species. Explore its collections of perennials from South America, Caucasia, Australia, Pamir, and southern Europe. Look for the ornamental flowering plants, such as tulips, lilacs, irises, gladioli, and rare Manchurian orchids. Sit on a bench by a small swan lake and feed the birds, or seek out the special rooms for butterflies. Visit the greenhouse and explore its exotic plants. Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Minsk Edition.
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  • I come here very often and one, and with her daughter. I love to wander here, to think, to dream. Admire the daily labour of the employees. Very low but high quality rest. Recommend for those who love peace!
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  • I went to the garden many times before, but just recently I visited it for the first time in winter. There is not much to see at this time of the year of course. Mainly we went for a traditional festi...  more »
  • I love parks and gardens. I love their serenity, space and quite charm. And affordability! Entrance fee: 30 000 BYR ~ about $3  more »