Garden Society of Gothenburg, Gothenburg

Garden Society of Gothenburg, Gothenburg (must see)

The Garden Society of Gothenburg was initially founded in 1842. This beautiful garden is one of Europe's favorite 19th-century parks. The Palm House was built in 1878 and is home to tropical plants such as palm trees.

The Garden Society has peaceful rolling lawns and perfectly landscaped ornamental gardens. Visitors can see an impressive variety of indigenous and exotic plants.

The rose garden is one of northern Europe's most celebrated. Over 1200 different types of roses bloom in the garden, and the smell is intoxicating.

The Stenpartiet area features rare and exotic plants. The Alfie Atkins' Cultural Centre is popular with kids who like to play and explore. The center has a reading corner, cafe, and activities such as math, theatre, music, and fitness. The outdoor playground has paths, swings, and slides.

During the honey season, visitors can see the demonstration beehive.

The Garden Society of Gothenburg has several refreshment options. Guests can enjoy the Cafe' Grindtugan or Rosencaféet, which is housed in one of the garden’s original buildings. Or, visit the Trädgår'n restaurant, which also hosts shows, concerts, and a nightclub.

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Garden Society of Gothenburg on Map

Sight Name: Garden Society of Gothenburg
Sight Location: Gothenburg, Sweden (See walking tours in Gothenburg)
Sight Type: Park/Outdoor
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Walking Tours in Gothenburg, Sweden

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