Botanischer Garten Karlsruhe

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botanical gardens

The Botanischer Garten Karlsruhe is a botanical garden with mediterranean flair and an Orangerie near the Schloss Karlsruhe.

History

Grand Duke Karl Friedrich had the botanist Gmelin lay out the botanical garden. A chain of plant-display houses from the winter garden (built from 1853 - 50) by Heinrich Hübsch), were half restored in 1970.

Hours

Exhibition houses

April to September
Monday : closed
Tuesday - Friday 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday, Sunday and holiday 10 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 5 pm
October to March
Monday : closed
Tuesday - Friday 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday, Sunday and holiday 10 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm

Outdoor area

daily: from 6 am - break-down of the darkness
(summer approx. 10 pm, winters approx. 5 pm)

Address

Botanischer Garten Karlsruhe
Hans-Thoma-Straße 6 (Innenstadt-West)
76133 Karlsruhe
phone: (07 21) 9 26 30 08
(Bus)  next bus stop: Linkenheimer Tor    
(H)  next stop: Herrenstraße    

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