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Incredible botanical garden above the Arctic circle

Amazing botanical garden. A huge range of plants and flowers from all over the world even though... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
WAworldtraveler10
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Beautiful Botanical Garden in Tromso

This botanical garden in Tromso is a wonderful place to walk around it for an hour or two. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WellTraveled3
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Lexington, MA
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing botanical garden. A huge range of plants and flowers from all over the world even though this garden is above the Arctic circle. A wonderful place to just wander through...even in the rain.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This botanical garden in Tromso is a wonderful place to walk around it for an hour or two. The plants and trees are amazing, and everything is beautifully landscaped. There are also clear descriptions of each of the plants and trees and a small cafe...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you live in. Tromso or just visit this is my second time in a number of years and it has been lovingly nurtured to make a great representation of plants in the area. But also beautiful cared for flowers and plants.. please go and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely unmissable venue for anyone remotely interested in alpine flowers - even more amazing it is free! A visit in any season would be rewarding to a keen collector of alpines. Useful small cafe open until 15:00. Easy way to access by public transport...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting collection of plants from around the world which should be relevant to everyone. There is a nice café. It is walking distance from the city center.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth the 500 meter (1/4 mile) walk from our cruise port. Stunning, university maintained display of Arctic flowers. Allow about an hour for the walk over and quick visit. No admission fee. Turn left on the road in front of the port, cross that...More

Thank PegSNJ
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

If you like plants, then this is the place for you... Catch the 42 bus from middle of town, get off at the University/Breivika signs. Half hourly. The gardens are open 24 hours (July) and we just wandered in. You’d pay a lot to see...More

Thank Harveychant
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Clearly more would be out later in the summer but there were still lots of plants to see at the start of May.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on June 1 and were totally amazed by the huge number of arctic and Alpine species in bloom and the great care with which the gardens are designed and maintained.

Thank dougredcnoe
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

The garden is slowly waking from it's winter slumber, and flowers can once again be seen amongst the paths and rock formations. A truly beautiful place. I recommend visiting at many different times of the year, if you have the chance, as there is always...More

Thank Marie-Victoria F
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