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Orto Botanico di Ferrara

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For something completely different

When you are stunned by the medieval town of Ferrara with all the fabulous buildings, cobble stoned... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
So cool & quiet

This is a small garden with the most beautiful lotuses I've ever seen! It's the ideal place to have... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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  • Average23%
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7 Jun 2018
“For something completely different”
23 Sep 2016
“Small and uninspiring”
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Corso Porta Mare 2b, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

When you are stunned by the medieval town of Ferrara with all the fabulous buildings, cobble stoned streets, squares with that typical Italian unhurried atmosphere, bars, cafes and restaurants, a less then 10 minutes walk from Castello d'Este to the north brings you to the...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Not a large garden and positioned alongside a main road. We did visit in September so not a lot of flowering plants going on. At least it was free.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a small garden with the most beautiful lotuses I've ever seen! It's the ideal place to have a cool rest after a visit to the Palazzo dei Diamanti!

Thank Malguits
Reviewed 21 July 2015

It's worth to visit the botanical garden of ferrara. It's very romantic and peaceful. It contains lots of exotic plants.

Thank PeterBernat
Reviewed 3 May 2015

A lovely little garden, carefully laid out with walkways leading to greenhouses containing interesting species such as carnivorous plants. The pond contains terrapins that laze around in the sunshine before splashing into the water. Only when we were leaving did we see the sign stating...More

2  Thank KWD_11
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Small but nice, there is a greenhouse with exotic plants & an outdoors part, which is divided in sections: protected plants useful plants etc. The entrance is free, the problem is that most of the time it's closed. The opening hours are: Mon.- Fri. 09:00-...More

2  Thank Miriam P
Reviewed 20 November 2013

This very central spot in Ferrara is very inviting for a short stop and break on a day trip trough Ferrara. Smaller than most other botanical gardens that I visited, but a good experience as well.

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Small, shady and free. A welcome break from too much culture, noise etc. Enjoyed the challenge of translating from Italian to English to identify some of the plants. The gardens/plants did look a little sparse.

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