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Plantage Middenlaan 2a, Amsterdam, 1018 DD, Netherlands | 020 625 9021

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Founded in 1632, Amsterdam's Hortus Botannicus is one of the oldest botannical gardens in the world. Today, a vistt there takes you back to a simpler time, providing a restful interlude from city life. There are around 6000 plants from over 4000 different species on the compact 1.2 hectare site, with outdoor gardens and greenhouses representing the desert, subtropics and tropical regions. Its cafe-restaurant, the Orangery, is good option for coffee and cake or lunch.

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Hortus Botannicus

Founded in 1632, Amsterdam's Hortus Botannicus is one of the oldest botannical gardens in the world. Today, a vistt there takes you back to a simpler time, providing a restful interlude from city life. There are around 6000 plants from over 4000 different species on the compact 1.2 hectare site, with outdoor gardens and greenhouses representing the desert, subtropics and tropical regions. Its cafe-restaurant, the Orangery, is good option for coffee and cake or lunch.