Orto Botanico

Gardens in Padova

Orto Botanico
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The Orto Botanico di Padova is a small botanical garden in Padua, in the northeastern part of Italy. Founded in 1545 by the Venetian Republic, it is the world’s oldest academic botanical garden that is still in its original location. The garden – affiliated with the University of Padua – currently covers roughly 22,000 square meters, and is known for its special collections and historical design.


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Visiting Orto Botanico


9am-7pm Tue-Sun Apr-Sep, to 6pm Oct, to 5pm Nov-Mar


adult/reduced €10/8, with PadovaCard €5

Address: Orto botanico dell'Università degli Studi di Padova, Via Orto Botanico, Padua, Province of Padua, Italy
Duration: 1 hours

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