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Botanical Gardens

World Heritage Sites connected to Botanical Gardens

  • Amsterdam Canal Ring Hortus Botanicus is within the inscribed area, it's one of the oldest in the world (1638)
  • Ancient Nara At Kasuga Taisha: a Japanese form of botanical garden that contains every form of plant mentioned in the Man'yōshū poetry anthology Link
  • Aranjuez In 1555, Philip II requested the creation of a botanical garden on his grounds. It succesfully received and cultivated flora from America and Asia (nom fil)
  • Bordeaux Part of the Jardin Public
  • Botanical Garden, Padua
  • Campeche Santiago: Used as the Botanical Garden 'Xmuch?halt?n'. Reconstructed
  • Cape Floral Region Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (only Botanic Garden in the world which is included within a natural World Heritage site)
  • Central University City Campus of the UNAM Jardin Botanico Faustino Miranda. Belonging to the Institute of Biology. Situated south of the Olympic Stadium in the "Ecological Zone". Link
  • City of Bath In Royal Victoria Park Link
  • Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas The Caracas Botanical Gardens are part of the University and the inscribed site
  • Classical Gardens of Suzhou Wangshi Garden (The Master-of-the-Nets) - It is one of the rare and unique botanical gardens of its type that remains.
  • Dubrovnik On Island of Lokrum. Founded in 1959 but developed out of the tradition for growing imported plants on the island brought in first by the Benedictines and then, from 1859, by Maximilian of Hapsburg for his mansion there. Link
  • First Coffee Plantations At San Juan de Escocia
  • Florence Orto Botanico di Firenze (1545)
  • Fray Bentos at the Casa Grande
  • Ischigualasto / Talampaya Talampaya: A botanical garden of the local flora at the narrow point of the canyon (wiki)
  • Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba The university buildings surround an open space which historically served as a botanical garden
  • Kew Gardens
  • Lushan National Park Lushan Botanical Garden
  • Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha Rare Botanical Garden
  • Oaxaca and Monte Alban Jardin Etnobotanico de Oaxaca Link
  • Pannonhalma Arboretum
  • Potsdam Palmenhaus on the Pfaueninsel
  • Prague Pruhonice Park
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca Near the Pucara is the Botanic Garden of Heights displaying local Andean vegetation
  • Rabat Jardin d'Essais - used for scientific purposes (for the acclimatisation of new species of plant to the climate of coastal Morocco) (AB ev)
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Salzburg The Old Botanical Gardens at the site of today′s Furtwänglerpark Link
  • Schönbrunn Link
  • Siena This Botanical Garden, Orto Botanico, was founded in 1784 by Biagio Bartalini.
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Solovetsky Islands "The Makaryev monastery was converted to a botanical garden supplying hothouse fruits to Russian cities." (AB). This took place in 1882 at the Makarievskaya pustyn (Makaryev Hermitage) situated 4kms N of the Solovetsky Kremlin. Both outdoor and indoor cultivation takes place, making use of the micro-climate of a sheltered valley as well as hot water pipes. They are now known as Solovki or Khutor Gorka Botanical Gardens and are "famed" for the very wide temperature range 31/-35 C in which they operate. See Link
  • Teide National Park At El Portillo
  • University of Coimbra University Botanical Garden
  • Vienna Botanischer Garten, Universitat Wien
  • Visby Visby's Botanical Garden is within the city wall area, the inscribed zone.
  • West Lake Hangzhou Botanical Garden

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