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Botanical Garden

Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

Botanical Gardens

About Botanical Garden

The Botanic Garden of the University of Zurich, part of the Institute of Systematic Botany, serves research, teaching, public education, and recreation. About 9’000 plant species are cultivated on the grounds. A special goal is to have a good representation of worldwide plant diversity, European plants, and special collections, which are built up and maintained by research groups, such as water plants and primitive flowering plants.



Attractions near Botanical Garden

Foundation E.G. Bührle0.71km from Botanical Garden

The E.G. Bührle Collection is one of the most prestigious private art collections. It comprises medieval wood carvings and paintings by the old masters, but above all works by French artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. This art museum was established by the Bührle family to make Emil Georg Bührle's collection of European sculptures and paintings available to the public.

Le Corbusier House0.79km from Botanical Garden

The Pavillon Le Corbusier is a museum in Zürich, designed by and dedicated to the famous Swiss architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, best known as Le Corbusier. It is the last building designed by Le Corbusier marking a radical change of his achievement of using concrete and stone, framed in steel and glass, in the 1960s created as a signpost for the future.

China Garden0.79km from Botanical Garden

The Chinese Garden is classed as a temple garden and is one of the highest-ranking gardens outside of China. It is located right by the lake at the Zürichhorn and was a gift from the city’s Chinese partner town of Kunming. At the center is a pond with a small island, pavilions and even a small palace on the banks.

Zürich Tram Museum0.86km from Botanical Garden

The Zurich Tram Museum offers a great rainy day activity for kids. The museum is essentially a large garage bay that holds several historical models of Zurich’s trams. As soon as you enter the museum, your child is given a ticket that they can validate in a machine. Then you can make your rounds getting in and looking at all the old Zurich trams.

Zürich Opera House1.18km from Botanical Garden

The Zurich Opera House is the smallest of the world's large opera houses with approximately 1,100 seats. There were around 250 performances take place every year featuring international stars.

Nordamerika Native Museum NONAM1.43km from Botanical Garden

The North American Native Museum, abbreviated NONAM, is a Museum run by the City of Zurich. It specializes in the conservation, documentation, and presentation of ethnographic objects and art of Native American, First Nation, and Inuit cultures. A part of the museum's collections is on permanent display on the second floor, organized according to the cultural areas of the Americas frequently used in the cultural anthropology of North America.

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Most populated area of Switzerland. Zurich is among the world's largest financial centers despite having a relatively small population. Zurich city is home to many financial institutions and banking companies.