Explore The National Botanic Gardens, a lush oasis with diverse plant collections. Wander through themed gardens, visit historic glasshouses, and enjoy educational programs in this botanical haven.
The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, located in the heart of Dublin, provide a tranquil haven for nature enthusiasts and garden lovers. Spanning 19.5 hectares, these historic gardens boast a diverse collection of over 20,000 living plants, showcasing the beauty and biodiversity of the plant kingdom.
“Flowers are restful to look at, they have neither emotions nor conflicts.” – Sigmund Freud
Established in 1795, the gardens serve both educational and recreational purposes. Visitors can explore themed gardens, including the impressive Palm House, sensory herbaceous borders, and the charming rockery. The iconic Curvilinear Range of glasshouses houses an array of exotic plants, transporting visitors to different climates.
Beyond the vibrant flora, the gardens host educational programs, workshops, and events, fostering a deeper understanding of botany and conservation. Whether strolling through the rose garden, admiring rare specimens, or participating in educational activities, a visit to the National Botanic Gardens promises a delightful and enriching experience for all ages.
Did you know?
The world’s most dangerous plant is the ‘Death Camas (Zigadenus Venenosus) – if ingested, its toxin causes paralysis, and eventually…death!
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