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Palmengarten, Frankfurt
(4.5/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Wander through 22 hectares (54.4 acres) of lush, landscaped gardens at Frankfurt's Palmengarten. Holding the title for the largest garden of its kind in Germany, the botanical wonderland features an exotic array of plants and trees from around the world. Explore the 14-building greenhouse complex to admire rare tropical and subtropical plant species. Or visit the 18 m (59 ft) tall iron palm house. It was modeled after the magnificent World's Fair palaces in London and Paris. Be sure to carry cash. Credit cards are not accepted for the entrance fee. Make Palmengarten part of your personalized Frankfurt itinerary using our Frankfurt itinerary builder.
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  • This is truly a wonderful botanical garden to visit, especially if you are hoteling in Westend Frankfurt. 
  • We loved stroll by the Park, see all the areas full of leaves perennial, was a stamping super autumn. We had been there all day. Beautiful.
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  • I bike there and I spent a good time with a German friend who showed me the city. Recommend!
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  • I brought my students on field trips here, even though the "water park" area is small it entertained over 50 kids for a couple hours. I personally enjoyed the cactus house a lot, coming from Texas. Lots to see for nature lovers, and plenty of places to grab a lawn chair, lay out and relax
  • Frankfurt's beautiful botanical garden is an ideal getaway for a day. Although, one might soon realize that it can be less. It also depends which part of the year you visit. There are sections for various flowers. There are also musicals conducted and I was lucky to catch up a Trumpet Concert. Totally recommend this place when in Frankfurt.
  • Hands down the biggest and most beautiful botanical garden you can find in Germany. The green house is wonderful, filled from ground to ceiling with exotic plants from all around the world. Not so many people visiting even in the weekend. I consider this is the excellent spot for reading and sunbathing. I'll definitely return in the future.
  • Terrific botanical garden and more, like nothing I've seen elsewhere. The climate zones are wonderfully curated, great outdoor gardens and lake.
  • Great for kids too. The park is huge. All the way in the back is a great playground with a water play area.