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Botanischer Garten, Erlangen
(4.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Experience ecosystems ranging from the tropical to the pre-Alpine at Botanischer Garten, 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. Make Botanischer Garten a centerpiece of your Erlangen vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Erlangen family vacation planner.
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  • In the middle of the town next to the Schlossgarten is the Botanical Garden, which you can visit for free. Divided into content-related units, he conveys lots of information the interested. At the same time, you can walk there well and enjoy the system. It is recommended to always visit the greenhouses.
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  • He offered. Garden with its many tropical Museum is worth a visit and education-oriented and is a unit of peace and an oasis of relaxation from the city traffic stress along with the adjacent Schlossgarten.
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  • As soon as you step through the door you find yourself in paradise! In the spring, it's a dream, but also in the winter, you can discover much in tropical homes...
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