Botanical Gardens Flora, Cologne

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Both a municipal park and a botanical garden, Botanical Gardens Flora, designed by renowned Prussian gardener Peter Joseph Lenné in 1864, contains more than 10,000 different plant species. Close to the left Rhine banks in the city's north, this 11.5 hectare (28 acre) garden includes The Flora, which occupies the southern part of the park and features a waterfall and a flower garden with a central fountain. More exotic plants, such as orchids, cocoa plants, and succulents can be found in the large greenhouse. The northern botanical garden is categorized according to plant type. In the summer, try to time your visit with the annual Zoo and Flora Summer Night, which offers a music program and a nocturnal visit to the zoo. See Botanical Gardens Flora and all Cologne has to offer by arranging your trip with our Cologne family vacation planner.
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  • Great garden. Well kept up. Very pleasant walk from the cable car. Enjoyed a stroll around seeing all the beautiful flowers. Enjoyed and would recommend. Also it was free.  more »
  • A lovely garden with a very nice Cafe, for a perfect relaxing afternoon. The entrance is for free. Highly recommend!  more »
  • Well, good things for this place are that it is free and consists of variety of plants which if you are botanist then you might interest. However, if you are traveller then this place will not offer y...  more »