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Orto Botanico di Padova, Padua

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
Managed by the University of Padua, Orto Botanico di Padova is devoted to the growth of medicinal plants. A shortage of hothouses means that more than 6,000 plant species are cultivated outdoors in carefully organized groupings by plant type. Visit the different sections: Mediterranean, alpine, freshwater, succulents, and orchids. University students often use the gardens as their library for studying the different varieties. Plan your Orto Botanico di Padova visit and explore what else you can see and do in Padua using our Padua tourist route planner.
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  • My husband is fond of plants and flowers and searching the internet I found out that in Padua (quite near our House) there is one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy. I have to say that, thanks to the nice day we admired both the exterior and the Interior. There are hundreds of species. Not just an afternoon only! The whole is also accessible with strollers. I will be back.
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  • I have always wanted to visit the Botanical Garden of Padua. And finally my husband accomodated me. Beautiful experience. I want to go back in the spring and see the awakening of plants
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  • Founded in 1545 is the oldest university Botanical Garden in the world: today a Unesco World Heritage site. Contains over 3500 6000piante cultivated, gathering different species. There are medicinal plants, poisonous plants, rare plants of Triveneto, flora of the Euganean Hills and historic trees. Reconstruction of the rocciera Alps and Mediterranean vegetation. The biodiversity garden is the modern part, opened in October 2014: proposes a journey through the Earth's climatic zones. For nature lovers a trip not to be missed.
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  • Despite being the first academic botanical garden, the Orto Botanico in Padova contains a highly interesting mixture of old and new. The greenhouse and modern exhibition building is so informative and intuitive, I spent over 3 hours just wandering around!
  • Good chice to have a rest and fun, you can also learn something. And the warm house is great. The First University Plant, worth to see!
  • Really nice botanical garden.. I'd recommend going in the summer but prob from April on is already good
  • thanks to this garden it is possible to have a complete overview of biodiversity! guided tours are really interesting and the staff is not only friendly but especially well prepared :)
  • The world's oldest academic botanical garden!
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