Botanical Garden, Erlangen

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Experience ecosystems ranging from the tropical to the pre-Alpine at Botanical Garden, an oasis of glass houses with plants, insects, and reptiles from around the world. Each is home to a different climate. In the tropicarium, more than 2,000 species of endangered orchids cover the jungle plants, as red-eared terrapins sun themselves on logs. Other houses recreate the arid plains of Madagascar, the spiky cactus-filled Mexican desert, and lush, watery, lowland tropics filled with water lilies and butterflies. Another is dedicated solely to carnivorous plants. Don't forget to grab an audio guide, which provides in-depth explanations of significant plants in German and English. Round out your visit with a relaxing walk through the arboretum, the rhododendrons, and fern gorge. Stop to rest in the ancient grains area, as the soothing aromas of fresh spices wash over you. To visit Botanical Garden on your trip to Erlangen, use our Erlangen day trip planning site .
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  • Lovely place to picnic while walking the pathways, viewing the wildlife and all the beautiful gardens from all corners of the globe. From Arizona cactus, Japanese bonsai, edibles to poisonous, it's al...  more »
  • Ideal for a day trip with kids. you can spend a half day in the Botanical garden and there is a schlossgarten/Palace garden linked to it where you can sit on a sunny day. Kids Enjoyed it verywell. we ...  more »
  • For a free visit to the Botanical Garden, there's always something (new) to watch. Whether alone to the relax, watch for plants and people, deal with let the children or simply admire plants.
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  • Nice small botanical garden with free entrance. Even a tropical glass house is part of the garden. Good place for having a break.
  • Small but they have a good collection. Specially the tropical glass house is a must see.
  • A sanctuary in the middle of the city great selection of plants from aroubd world and all for FREE
  • Nice place to stroll during sunny days in Erlangen.. with partner, friends, family, kids..
  • Nice place to walk by and relax

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