Botanic Garden in Berlin, Germany

The way to the botanic garden. Start from the U-Bahn station „Branderburger Tor”. Choose the line S1 (the pink one) via Wannsee. Your stop is „Botanischer Garten”. Follow the signs when you get out, it should be pretty simple for everyone. There will be a 10 minutes walk and the entrance to the garden is from the Unter den Eichen street.

The Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum (German: Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem) was constructed between 1897 and 1910, under the guidance of architect Adolf Engler, in order to present exotic plants returned from German colonies. Today, the garden is part of the Free University of Berlin. It’s the 3rd biggest garden in the World.

The best-known part is the Great Pavilion (Großes Tropenhaus). The temperature inside is maintained at 30 °C and air humidity is kept high. Among the many tropical plants it hosts a giant bamboo.

Reserve a lot of time, there are 15 greenhouses waiting for you there, and 8192 m² to visit (the total area of all glass-houses is 6,000 m²).

House A: Main Tropical greenhouse
House B: Aroid House
House C: Tropical Crops
House D: Orchids
House E: Plants of the Rainforest
House F: Fern House
House G: Bromeliads
House H: African Succulents
House I: Cactus House
House K: South Africa
House L: Carnivorous Plants
House M: Australia
House N: Camellia House
House O: Victoria House
House P: Mediterranean House

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