The Botanical Garden in Berlin-Dahlem

4

The Botanical Garden in Berlin offers a wide variety of plants from all over the world and is an ideal place to relax on sunny days and to escape from the busy city.

The Botanical Garden in Berlin-Dahlem has an area of ​​43 ha, 22,000 different plant species, a 13 ha plant geography section, a 14 ha arboretum (collection of trees), a museum, and greenhouses with a surface area of a total of 6000 m2, offering plenty of room for exploration. A variety of birds are living and chirping in the greenhouses as well, giving you the impression of being in the middle of the rainforest. I was lucky to watch a zebra finch building a nest! The garden is ideal for people who are looking for beautiful scenery, are interested in botany or just want to relax and have a walk, to flee from the busy city.

The Greenhouses:

On the Area:

Inside the Greenhouses:

Here is a picture of an interesting building on the way (Station Rathaus-Steglitz) to the garden which is definitely worth a stop:

Sources and further reading:
Botanical Garden Berlin-Dahlem
The Botanical Garden on Wikipedia

How to get there:
S-Bahn (train):
Just take the S1 to Wannsee and jump off at the Station “Botanischer Garten” (the funny building is near the Station “Rathaus Steglitz”)
By bus:
Rohlfsstr.: 101, N3
Schmidt-Ott-Str.: X83
Königin-Luise-Platz/Botanischer Garten: 101, N3, X83

Opening times:
Nov.-Jan. 9-16 o’clock
Feb. 9-17 o’clock
March and Oct. 9-18 o’clock
April and August 9 -20 o’clock
May-July 9-21 o’clock
Sept. 9-19 o’clock

Admission:
6 €, reduced 3 €. Summer-evening-ticket: May, June, July and August from 17 o’clock half price.

Have fun!

written by 12_12 on 2011-09-06 in #world #locations #flowers #requested-post-engl-botanic #trip #escape-from-the-city #berlin #ausflug #requested-post #germ-botanik #botanischer-garten #pfalnzen #location #plants #blumen #freizeit #botanic-garden

4 Comments

  1. slumbrnghok
    slumbrnghok ·

    Looks wicked! I like that building.

  2. annegreat
    annegreat ·

    This building is called "Bierpinsel" (literally "beerbrush"), because once there was a bar in it and because it looks like a brush.

  3. 12_12
    12_12 ·

    Thanks for the information!!! :D

  4. feelux
    feelux ·

    Cool photos! :)

More Interesting Articles

  • Petzval Lomographer of The Week: Golfpunkgirl

    written by anamartaml on 2015-08-10 in #people
    Petzval Lomographer of The Week:  Golfpunkgirl

    Our Lomographers love their Petzval and, as a result, they have taken it to the most amazing places: gardens full of green, immensely busy cities and breathtaking landscapes. Yet, sometimes, all you need is what you have right at home. Keeping family memories with the Petzval Lens never looked this good, and golfpunkgirl does it well.

    3
  • The Lomo LC-A Goes to Berlin

    written by petit_loir on 2015-03-10 in #world #locations
    The Lomo LC-A Goes to Berlin

    Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany. With its 3.5 million residents, it is also the second largest city in the European Union. Berlin has a lot to offer when it comes to culture as there are so many people from many different countries living and working together. Of course, Berlin is also home of Lomography Germany!

    9
  • On Lomo'Instant Festival Tour with Berlin Sessions

    written by zonderbar on 2015-07-18 in #people #lifestyle #lomoamigos
    On Lomo'Instant Festival Tour with Berlin Sessions

    According to our latest LomoAmigos Berlin Sessions, there is one camera this summer which you always carry with you - our beloved Lomo'Instant! The camera is accompanying the crew of the Berlin-based video magazine on their acoustics sessions all over the city and on the hippest festivals in Germany. Learn more about Berlin Sessions and their Lomo'Instant festival tour in this exclusive interview!

  • Shop News

    Ondu 4X5 Large Format Pinhole Camera

    Ondu 4X5 Large Format Pinhole Camera

    Want to push your limits in the field of photography? Go large format! This camera uses a 4x5” film and can capture all the subjects you want with this pinhole camera in large format!

  • The Belair It List

    written by lomography on 2015-10-16 in #gear #lifestyle
    The Belair It List

    Belair turns three in a few days! We’ve been busy gift-wrapping Jetsetter, City Slicker and Globetrotter shots for your viewing pleasure. Plus, a roundup of our favorite Belair photographers all in one place.

    2
  • A Journey Through New York With The Lomo'Instant Wide

    written by shhquiet on 2015-11-16 in #gear #news #videos
    A Journey Through New York With The Lomo'Instant Wide

    New York City - the ideal place to go to if you're looking for unstoppable energy. There's plenty of exciting things going on, but you need to be lightning-fast if you want to seize the moment. This is what makes the Lomo'Instant Wide the perfect camera to use - it captures all the details in one wide instant snapshot! See it in action with our special video after the jump.

  • Fresh Lomo LC-A 120 Picks From the Community

    written by lomography on 2015-12-07 in #gear #lifestyle
    Fresh Lomo LC-A 120 Picks From the Community

    A year and a few months since it was introduced, the Lomo LC-A 120 continues its exciting journey around the world—from busy streets to scenic far-flung places and everywhere else in between. Here are just some of the many places and faces encountered by this trusty, compact medium format camera (and their adventurous owners, of course!) in recent months, in photographs.

    3
  • Shop News

    Lomo LC-A+ Russian Lens

    Lomo LC-A+ Russian Lens

    A true Lomographic gem, the Lomo LC-A+ RL is blessed with good looks and bursting with experimental potential. Get ready to shoot amazing Lomographic photos by experimenting with MX shots, long exposures and a whole range of accessories!

  • Fulfilling Dreams with Dreamy Images: Kevin Biberbach

    written by zonderbar on 2015-08-31 in #people
    Fulfilling Dreams with Dreamy Images: Kevin Biberbach

    In every aspiring photographers' dream - Turn the hobby into career, leaving the part time job, putting all of the efforts into one's photography project. Kevin Biberbach did it. Biberbach is a student from Aachen, who has completed a 365-day photography project called "EVRY DAY" with his passion and insist. The project is widely getting attention throughout the internet, which includes a variety of portraits content such as wedding, family and couples. Biberbach shared to Lomography exclusively about his work, passion to photography, and also his experience with the Petzval 85 Art Lens.

  • Il Giardino dei Tarrochi: A Lomographer’s Delight

    written by Sophia Schmitz on 2015-04-08 in #world #locations
    Il Giardino dei Tarrochi: A Lomographer’s Delight

    Of course, Italy makes a great destination for taking photos. But what if there was a place where you could find stunning motifs, impressive colors, and the ideal mixture of nature and arts all at once? What if I told you that there is a place like that: a garden full of art in the middle of nowhere?

    1
  • Captivating Photographs of People Reading

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-04-24 in #world #lifestyle
    Captivating Photographs of People Reading

    April 23 marked World Book Day, a UNESCO-designated annual event held in celebration of books and reading all over the globe. To commemorate, here are fascinating images of people from several decades ago, reading not on Kindles or iPads as many are wont to do today, but actual books, newspapers, and other forms of the written word.

    1
  • Shop News

    Start to Get Wide with Horizon Kompakt

    Start to Get Wide with Horizon Kompakt

    Prepare your overwhelming panoramic views and capture them with this ultra-wide panoramic 35mm gear. Start sharing your great memories with family and friends the analog way!

  • Disclosure, Lights and Music with the Petzval 58

    written by antoniocastello on 2015-11-14 in #people #lomoamigos
    Disclosure, Lights and Music with the Petzval 58

    Brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence grew up playing and mixing electronic music in their garage. Coming from a musical family, their dream was to play one day at the famous Madison Square Garden in New York City. Last month, their dream became a reality. Disclosure's debut show at Madison Square Garden was a success. Here are some of the evening's highlights, captured through the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens.

    2
  • Lomo’Instant Wide Gets Delivered Around the World

    written by Lomography on 2015-12-15 in #gear #news
    Lomo’Instant Wide Gets Delivered Around the World

    Just like a busy Santa, we spent the first week of December delivering the first batch of Lomo’Instant Wide. Our idea of a mini celebration? Keeping tabs on our Lomographer friends from all over the world. They’re as excited for new instant shots as we are.

  • Photo of the Day by mushlenny

    written by lomography on 2015-12-14 in #world #news
    Photo of the Day by mushlenny

    Day in and day out, Tokyo proves to be one of the most photogenic cities in the world with its colorful and vibrant streets.

    2