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Orto Botanico di Padova

Open Now: 09:00 - 19:00
Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
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A Word Heritage Site

A World Heritage Site that definitely deserves to be visited. The beautiful historical part of it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Padua, Italy
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Very nice

Nice gardens in central Padova, worth a visit on a sunny day. Not too big, but a must for nature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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The world's first university botanical garden continues a tradition of research into plant species begun in 1545. In the World Heritage List Unesco from 1997.
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Via Orto Botanico 15, 35123, Padua, Italy
+39 049 827 3939
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A World Heritage Site that definitely deserves to be visited. The beautiful historical part of it, from whom descend his cultural importance, is now accompanied by a brand new indoor garden, who recreate all the main world climates and flora that is honestly superb and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice gardens in central Padova, worth a visit on a sunny day. Not too big, but a must for nature lovers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vatel2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came here in December. The outdoor garden, understandably, was not at its peak, but it was still peaceful. We were the only visitors there; there were a few staff people around. Next, we walked to the indoor greenhouse. It was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful historic botanic garden. Great to walk around, not very large compared to other botanic gardens. The greenhouses were amazing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Naomi B
Reviewed 12 December 2018

What a special place! Even in the winter, it was a wonderful spot to visit. Lots of history and an amazing, important collection. #biodiversty at its best!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Naturespeak
Reviewed 25 November 2018

It took us a while until we luckily happened on the entrance. Then they denied us the ticket, even though it was only 4:30, and it closed 5:15. It might have been nice, had we been able to get in.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Go to the new glasshouse directly, especially on a cold and cloudy day. The older part is full with interesting plants, but in a way similar to any older botanical garden in Europe. In addition to that, not very appealing in the off season and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nikola M
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We finally found how to get access to the botanical gardens, paid and entered, and found not much to see in late October. My guess is we just have to pick our time better. Not as big as I thought its history would suggest. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dobrador
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

A botanical gardens should be available to all for free. It is a place of learning and should be free.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had a wonderful guide who explained the history of the gardens and characteristics of the plants to be found there. The contrast between the old part and the new is very interesting. It is certainly worth the visit to the world's first botanical garden...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marisol P
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21 January 2018|
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Response from David315954 | Reviewed this property |
No, It doesn't. From memory, you do get a 50% discount though.
Putovanja Z
12 April 2017|
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Response from Putovanja Z |
I checked directly with Botanical Garden, they will be open.
22 May 2016|
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Response from Brun066 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Following the official website, on Mondays in June the garden is closed. The garden is open also on Mondays, but just in April and May Brun066