Botanical gardens/parks • Tartu • More details
|Address:||Lai tn 38, Tartu| Show on map|
|Telephone:||(+372) 737 6180|
Come and visit one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in the world (founded in 1803). The Botanical Gardens were designed under the supervision of world-famous botanists, Prof Ledebour and Prof Bunge.
The Botanical Gardens currently belong to the University of Tartu and they are used as a study base for students. The Botanical Gardens introduce new decorative plans and different methods of landscaping. Interesting facts: - there are 6500 species of plants from all climatic belts of the world in the Botanical Gardens, which makes it the most species-rich area in Estonia; - the palm house of the Botanical Gardens is the biggest in the Baltic States and also the richest in species.