Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden, Moscow

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#3 of 165 in Parks in Moscow
Originally used to grow medicinal plants, Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden represents the oldest botanical garden in Russia featuring ornate flowers and greenhouses. Peter the Great founded the garden in 1703 to supply a hospital with herbs and medicinal materials. Since 1805, the land has belonged to Moscow State University and its biology department. You can explore the gardens as well as three different greenhouses. Walk along the site's trails or eat a meal at a restaurant with scenic terraces facing the greenery. Put Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Moscow trip itinerary planner .
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  • Visit garden mainly on the occasion of any specialized exhibitions. Then a pleasant stroll though territory and molovata. Pleases the eye shop colors-just keep the ticket, and then back to the garden would not enter! Unfortunately, in recent times, ticket office and toilets are on the second floor that pensioners are not convenient!
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  • Before the trip, I recommend to visit their site or page in via instagram to learn that now blossoms, what exhibitions and concerts are held. On site conducting master classes for kids, concerts and live there small bugs. Upon entering the Garden there is a café with views of the garden.
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  • Very cozy atmosphere and diverse garden in the city centre itself. At any time of the year is what wonder was this year in may, the garden was blooming fragrant Polyana. Greenhouses are constantly changing and being updated; very convincing with its staff, it is often possible to observe the love they tell visitors and their constituents. In the garden you can walk for hours, often hosts festivals and music concerts. Love this place.
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