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Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens
Flower from the Botanical Gardens in Ulm

The botanical gardens of the University of Ulm were founded in 1981 and, covering an area of 28 ha, are among the largest in Germany. The garden contains a medicinal garden, daylily garden, arboretum, pond, rose garden, cottage garden, and meadow. Its herbarium contains some 80,000 documents with a focus on Europe, South America, and Central America, including a tropical collection of about 50,000 specimens, about 20,000 specimens of mosses and lichens, and some 10,000 phanerogams (plants that produce seeds).

Hours: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. (daily from March - October), 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (daily from November - February). Admission is free.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botanischer_Garten_der_Universit%C3%A4t_Ulm ]

Related: http://tourismus.ulm.de/tourismus/en/sehenswert/gaerten_und_parks/botanischer_garten/botanischer_garten.php
Address: Hans-Krebs-Straße, 89069 Ulm
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