The Botanical Garden in Berlin-Dahlem

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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!

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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! :)

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