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In Berlin has one of the biggest and most beautiful botanical gardens of the world.
It is located in the very residential area of Berlin Steglitz and can be reached by public transport. Especially during the warmer month of the year, this is an oasis in the city. You can take a stroll through woods and meadows and admire the myriads of flowers and plants. The Botanical Garden was created more than 100 years ago and is 43 hectares big. Around 22,000 types of plants are waiting to be discovered. Fifteen greenhouses are located in a geometrical arrangement. The most important one of them being 25 meters high and a beautiful example of the 19th century glass and steel architecture. Here you can find the most exotic plants. The garden has a little lake, as well as ponds that are filled with water lilies. It is one of the most beautiful spots in Berlin, where you can go for a walk, observe, relax and fill up your energy supply. So if you ever feel like escaping the grey jungle of the bustling city, come here to enjoy the peace and beauty that nature has to offer.
A small café offers drinks, snacks and ice cream.
If you are interested in getting deeper into the world of botany, you can visit the museum. There are also regular events in the Botanical Garden. Especially the wonderful summer concerts are worth the trip. On several occasions it is possible to buy plants here, which are of high quality and moderate in price. To see the events and to check out the Botanical Garden online, please go to their web site.