"Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam" Hortus Botanicus - Botanic Gardens Tip by dila

The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. The garden was established by the Amsterdam city authority in 1638 as a "Hortus Medicus", a herb garden for the physicians and pharmacists of Amsterdam. The Hortus has occupied its present location in the Plantage district since 1682, and is a green oasis in the middle of the bustling city.

The Hortus is open:
Monday thru Friday 09:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday and holidays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Hortus is closed at 4:00 p.m. during the months December and January.
The Hortus is open daily until 7:00 p.m. during the months of July and August.
The Hortus is closed on January 1st, September 30th and December 25th. Dogs and other pets are not allowed in the Hortus.

Guided tours
Every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. you can take part in a special guided tour of the garden and greenhouses led by experienced and enthusiastic tour guides.costs ? 1,00.booked at least two weeks before.
+31 (0)20 6259021

Entrance fees
Adult ? 7,-
City pass/CJP/65+ ? 3,50
Child (5-14 years old) ? 3,50
City pass child ? 1,-
Surcharge drawing in the garden ? 1,-

tel: +31 (0)20-625.8411 (recorded message),
fax: +31 (0)20-625.7006

Address: Plantage Middenlaan 2a
Directions: tram 9 and 14 stop Mr. Visserplein
or subway (metro stop: Waterlooplein, exit Hortusplantsoen).
The nearest parking garage is Waterlooplein.

othercontact: info@dehortus.nl
Phone: +31 (0)20-625.9021
Website: http://www.dehortus.nl

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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