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Tallinn Botanic Garden, Tallinn

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Home to an array of native and exotic species, Tallinn Botanic Garden represents the most extensive of its kind in the country. Established originally in the Soviet years as a showcase for plant adaptation, the complex quickly grew into a collection spanning many greenhouses and arboretum sections. Visit the gardens, nestled in a lush riverside valley near the city, and wander the 123 hectares (300 acres) of indoor and outdoor space. Join a guided tour (they are offered in English) to get a solid overview of the facility as a whole and to glean in-depth knowledge about the resident plants, their life-cycles, and their role in the environment. Afterward, go for a stroll along the nearly 4 km (2.5 mi) of outdoor trails, traversing different habitats and ecological zones laid out by theme. For Tallinn Botanic Garden and beyond, use our Tallinn itinerary planner to get the most from your Tallinn vacation.
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  • The first 10 minutes of the visit were quite fine until I saw birds in cages in the greenhouse. It was really disappointing. The cages were way too small for the birds and in general I don't understan...  more »
  • Best time to visit is when the roses bloom. Even in August there were some flowers to see. We bought the joined ticket from teletower. This was my second time here and i probably visit here again. Gre...  more »
  • Visited late September when half the glasshouse was closed and there were no catering facilities open . We can only imagine in the Summer with all the flower beds in bloom it is a beautiful place to v...  more »
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  • Great place for a family. Open area and many different specimens. The indoor area may get crowded fast though
  • The garden was nice, but a little bit small and maybe not so interesting. But I'm sure it's way nicer in summer.
  • Feels unkept. The facilities feel dirty, personel unfriendly and animals are badly treated. How hard is it to be friendly to guests? The botanic garden rent animals from tallinn zoo. One bird was picking it's feathers and his neck was bald. Maybe put the birds in bigger cages so they feel well?
  • Very beautiful and peaceful. You can spend at least couple of hours here.
  • A bit off dated place, but the main hall looks quite cosy, still pretty small