Geneva Sights

Jardin Botanique (Botanical Garden)

  • 154 rue de Lausanne Map It
  • International Area
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

These 69 peaceful acres of winding paths and streams bear witness to Geneva's early-19th-century fascination with botany. They also include tropical greenhouses, beds of irises and roses, rock gardens, an aviary, a deer park, a garden of scent and touch, a living catalog of economically useful and medicinal plants, a seed bank, and a formidable research institute. Several of the trees predate 1700. The main entrance is opposite the World Trade Organization.

Sight Information

Address:

154 rue de Lausanne, Geneva, 1292, Switzerland

Map It

Phone:

022-4185100

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 8–7:30; Oct.–Mar., daily 9:30–5

Published 04/14/2015

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