Giardino Botanico Carsiana, Sgonico

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The Giardino Botanico Carsiana is a botanical garden located within the municipality of Sgonico between the villages of Gabrovizza and Sgonico, Province of Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. It is open every morning except Mondays and the afternoons at the weekend and on public holidays between April and mid-October. An admission fee is charged.The garden was privately created in 1964 to preserve species indigenous to the Carso limestone plateau, and in 1972 gained support from the Trieste provincial government that have owned the garden. Its 6,000 m² area currently contains about 600 of the 1600 species native to the local karst environment, including its grasslands and scree. Signs throughout the garden identify individual plants and karst topography features.
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  • I visited this garden few years back with friends. I'm not interested in flora so I didn't expected much. Actually I prepared myself to be bored and how to survive next hour. But, I was so wrong! The ...  more »
  • It was not too easy to find this garden - it's tucked away above Trieste and very close to the border. But the search proved well worth it. This was a really interesting place where the various types ...  more »
  • Admittedly, we had some issues with finding the place, as there was hardly any information available on the net (if you point your car navigation to Sgonico and then head towards Gabrovizza, you will ...  more »
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  • Recreate a natural environment that it was losing
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  • Excellent example of biodiversity!
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  • Staff very helpful and friendly. Cute place though not very big
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  • A place surrounded by nature (even outside the property) with lots of flowers and shrubs
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  • Good explanation on the karst flora
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