Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux, Bordeaux

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The Jardin botanique de Bordeaux is a municipal botanical garden located at Place Bardineau, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France; it is open daily without charge. This historic garden has been recently supplemented by the Jardin botanique de la Bastide, located across the river.Although the garden's origins extend back to 1629 AD, with the creation of Bordeaux's first medicinal garden, today's botanical garden dates to 1858. It currently contains more than 3000 plant species, both those indigenous to Aquitaine and exotic plants from North America, China and Japan. It is organized as a systematic collection. The garden's seed collection contains 2,000 taxa, and its herbarium contains about 85,000 specimens.
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  • A garden that is easy to access, with information, pools and flower water. Visible layers. A museum visit so special occasions (Orchid titan) otherwise little of interest. €2
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  • Very nice Park with signs, explanations on maintenance of the trees, a small stream, water, various gardens, a rose garden (certainly more very flowered in November but it looks normal!) Many benches, much to spend some quality time.
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  • the Botanical Garden of Bordeaux is a bit far from the city centre, more you can get the train and stop very close and walking distance you reach the botanical gardens. Admission is free and separate some 2 hours to enjoy the beauty of the place.
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