The Botanischer Garten Bielefeld is a municipal botanical garden located beside the southeast edge of the Teutoburger Wald at Am Kahlenberg 16, Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is open daily without charge.
The garden was established in 1912 on one hectare. It was enlarged in 1914-1915 with the installation of the alpine garden containing about 500 different plant species, and in 1925-1927 enlarged again by a further 2.5 hectares to the west for its rhododendron collection. By 1952 it contained about 3000 species.
Today the garden contains about 2500 plant varieties. Its highlights include a rhododendron and azalea collection, alpine garden, medicinal and herb garden, heather garden, flora of the Buchenwald region, and a half-timbered house dating from 1823. Work out when and for how long to visit Botanischer Garten and other Bielefeld attractions using our handy Bielefeld trip itinerary site.
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Botanischer Garten reviews
Can’t say enough about this well kept garden...the fragrant trees a delight, the hydragenas gorgeous! Highly recommend.
Can’t say enough about this well kept garden...the fragrant trees a delight, the hydragenas gorgeous! Highly recommend. more »
The place is great for a fast visit, but not great for to do it with a buggy. No place to eat, good bathroom.
The place is great for a fast visit, but not great for to do it with a buggy. No place to eat, good bathroom. more »
Everything is great, despite the closed pavilions. Thank you very much to the staff.
It is not a big garden, but it has quite a collection of plants from all over the world (but mostly from Europe). The place needs more careful maintenance because some of name tags are either broken or missing. Anyway it's free so feel free to visit anytime.
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