Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Padua

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Managed by the University of Padua, Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site is devoted to the growth of medicinal plants. A shortage of hothouses means that more than 6,000 plant species are cultivated outdoors in carefully organized groupings by plant type. Visit the different sections: Mediterranean, alpine, freshwater, succulents, and orchids. University students often use the gardens as their library for studying the different varieties. Work out when and for how long to visit Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site and other Padua attractions using our handy Padua road trip planner.
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  • Such a joy to walk through this wonderful botanical garden founded in 1545 by decision of the senate of the Venetian Republic. The oldest part (square in a circle) is just a small section of the... 
    Such a joy to walk through this wonderful botanical garden founded in 1545 by decision of the senate of the Venetian Republic. The oldest part (square in a circle) is just a small section of the...  more »
  • كانت زيارة راىعة ومفيدة It was a fantastic and very enjoyable experience today. C'était magnifique🙏 
    كانت زيارة راىعة ومفيدة It was a fantastic and very enjoyable experience today. C'était magnifique🙏  more »
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  • A must-see in Padova! One of the oldest botanic gardens (if not the oldest) in the world. Good place to bring kids also. Tickets can be bought on-line. There is access to WiFi. Very interesting to see. Also the architecture of the buildings is amazing.
  • We enjoyed seeing the Botanical Gardens but it was definitely focussed on the University and students for education. They have pretty strict rules regarding pets. They are not allowed, only service animals. One worker was quite strict with my son who just happened to be running down one of the paths about 10 meters in front of me. She told him to stop running and I don't put up with that. He was not harming anything or even touching anything. We go to every botanical garden we can and this was the first one where we felt watched. Profit based botanical gardens are better than university Botanical gardens. In my humble opinion. The history of place was cool. We appreciated the break from the scorching heat. Thank you to HEX Crypto for making this trip possible.

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