Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk
(4.1/5 based on 180 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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  • The garden itself is very old, has collections of trees and flowers, an orchid orangery where you can also find succulents and tropical plants. And there is also a cafe in the orangery building. The t...  more »
  • Were with podprugoj and with a small child. The child was interesting to run on colors, sniff them and enjoy life. And we could friend gossip. For walks weather permitting, and I advise not to forget the bread to the swans.
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  • Love hanging out there) in the summer especially, buy ice cream and sit on a bench under the Sun and dream) and then explore the various plants.
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