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Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud
Botanical Garden Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud

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Description

The Botanical Garden is a green oasis in the city of Oslo - a place to get inspiration and experience beauty. It is an ideal place to relax from the stress of city life, and to enjoy the botanical variety and diversity to be found here.

Most of the area is designed as an Arboretum, with approximately 1800 different plants. The garden holds a large and varied collection of trees and shrubs planted in a systematic fashion after plant family.

The Scent Garden is arranged as an experience for all, but especially the blind, mentally handicapped and wheelchair-bound.

The Palm House from 1868 and The Victoria House from 1876 present exotic plants from other parts of the world.

In addition, you will also find large, woven sculptures around the park, made by the British artist Tom Hare.

The greenhouses are open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am-4 pm. Weekend opening hours apply on public holidays.

Norwegian name: Botanisk Hage

Categories

  • Nature attractions Nature attractions
  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments

Hours

1/3/2014 - 3/31/2014
Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
4/9/2014 - 4/16/2014
Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat - Sun
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4/17/2014 - 4/21/2014
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4/22/2014 - 4/30/2014
Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat - Sun
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5/1/2014
Thu
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5/2/2014 - 5/28/2014
Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat - Sun
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5/29/2014
Thu
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5/30/2014
Fri
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5/31/2014 - 6/1/2014
Sat - Sun
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6/2/2014 - 6/6/2014
Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6/7/2014 - 6/9/2014
Mon, Sat and Sun
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7/1/2014 - 12/22/2014
Mon - Sun
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Transportation


Metro > Tøyen Tram No. 17 > Lakkegata skole Bus No. 31 > Lakkegata skole

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • parking
    • café
    • coach/truck parking
  • Disabled persons

    • access for wheelchairs
    • toilet for disabled persons
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour by appointment
  • Nature and terrain

    • hiking area
    • grass area

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Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden is a green oasis in the city of Oslo - a place to get inspiration and experience beauty. It is an ideal place to relax from the...

Botanical Garden

Source: Visitnorway

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