The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia and the Butterfly House in Riga, Latvia 3 172
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The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia was founded in 1922. It is situated in the territory of the former Albert Volfšmits’s manor. In the 15 hectare territory of the garden you can find greenhouses and outdoor collections with about 5500 different plants from the dunes of the Baltic sea, forests of Australia, jungle of the Amazon, mountains of Caucasus, deserts of Mexico and Far East representing different regions of the world. Alongside with wild plant species there are also collections of ornamental species, including perennials, dahlias, lilies, trees and shrubs.
The Butterfly House is located in the Botanical Garden of Riga.
Visitors can get consultations on plants handling and to book a guided tour here.
For children under 6 admission is free (tickets to the Butterfly House are sold separately). For other discounts and working hours please look at www.botanika.lu.lv.
Photo review of the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia in Riga, located at Kandavas iela 2. The Botanical garden houses herbaceous perennials, trees and shrubs, bog plants, medical plants. There are growing tropical and subtropical plants, cactuses, azaleas in the greenhouse. Guided tours in Latvian, Russian and English are held.
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