Originally used to grow medicinal plants, Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden represents the oldest botanical garden in Russia featuring ornate flowers and greenhouses. Peter the Great founded the garden in 1703 to supply a hospital with herbs and medicinal materials. Since 1805, the land has belonged to Moscow State University and its biology department. You can explore the gardens as well as three different greenhouses. Walk along the site's trails or eat a meal at a restaurant with scenic terraces facing the greenery. Put Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Moscow trip itinerary planner.
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Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden Reviews
Place is founded at Peter the Great times (<1720), supported by Lomonosov's Moscow State University (1755 foundation). Guided tour with Botanics scientist through green houses or wondering in the... more »
Very nice botanical garden, but not too big. Lovely hot house for tropical plants, and pathways around the gardens, full of trees and plants from around the world. Nice cafes on site. A 300r bargain..... more »
Nice place of you want a quite day and a change from historical sightseeing. This park was built in 18th century. It has the biggest water Lilly in the world!!
Beautiful place! Love it every time I visit. Very calming experience, fresh air, beautiful sights. Some nice cafes nearby. 10/10 would recommend
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