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Palmengarten, Frankfurt

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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. Plan to visit Palmengarten during your Frankfurt vacation using our convenient Frankfurt online route maker.
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  • Fair price for entrance, beautiful grounds and greenhouses. Would have liked to see more English information/leaflets/maps available as we missed certain locations because we couldn't understand the.....  more
    Fair price for entrance, beautiful grounds and greenhouses. Would have liked to see more English information/leaflets/maps available as we missed certain locations because we couldn't understand the.....  more »
  • The gardens are very impressive and at least 2 hrs is needed to see it all. The butterfly house is worth the visit. Don’t be put off by the €7 entrance fee for adults. The rose garden is... 
    The gardens are very impressive and at least 2 hrs is needed to see it all. The butterfly house is worth the visit. Don’t be put off by the €7 entrance fee for adults. The rose garden is...  more »
  • One of the best in the world. Have visited maybe a hundred around the world and this tropical house was excellent and together with other houses and gardens really worth to stay a while. Just next to....  more
    One of the best in the world. Have visited maybe a hundred around the world and this tropical house was excellent and together with other houses and gardens really worth to stay a while. Just next to....  more »
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  • Few words to describe..Absolutely beautiful.. Stunning.. Its away around 600 meter from nearest tram station.. You can spend 4-6 hours in this beautiful garden, in garden you have boat ride, restaurant, botanical plants well maintained.. Main attractions are beautiful rose plants.. Garden has small kids park area where kids can enjoy..
  • The Palmengarten was a beautiful botanical garden, even in the Winter. Even though there wasn’t as much to see, without things blooming in the winter, there was still a great little pond and grounds to walk around. The real treat was the bio Domes, with different plants and climates from around the world. The Highlight was the Palm done, although they all were beautiful. Great for both those who are interested in botany, and those who just want to see pretty plants.
  • One of the few and best things in Frankfurt. It is best to visit it on summer to enjoy the water attractions especially if attending with children. It's quite big and has a lot of ecosystems from the world. It has something for everyone. From time to time, on Autumn and winter, there's a light show which makes the Palmengarten even more beautiful especially during the colder season.
  • Beautiful, scenic and informative is how you can best describe the gardens. Amazing place to go with the kids and spend the day. There are washrooms on site and they have a small shop for water and snacks. Would recommend packing a small picnic and having it by the Stone-head statue or next to the lake. There are nice restaurants here as well.
  • MUST VISIT! Its something I’ve never seen or experienced before in my life. Kudos to the park management to have such great varieties of flora and fauna in the park. The park also has a butterfly garden inside and an amazing cafe

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