The Botanischer Garten der Universität Basel, or the Botanical Garden of the University of Basel, is a green oasis situated in the heart of Basel. Founded in 1589, it is one of the oldest university botanical gardens in the world and serves as an important research and educational facility.

The garden spans over two hectares and features a diverse collection of plants from various regions and climates. Visitors can explore themed sections, including Alpine plants, tropical greenhouses, and medicinal plants, each offering a unique and immersive experience.

The Alpine Garden showcases plants from mountainous regions, while the Palm House houses tropical and subtropical plants. The Rock Garden and the Water Garden further add to the garden’s beauty and diversity. The garden also features a pond, making it a peaceful spot for relaxation and contemplation.

In addition to its recreational and educational value, the Botanical Garden plays a crucial role in plant conservation and research. It actively participates in plant conservation efforts and provides valuable resources for students, researchers, and nature enthusiasts.

For those seeking a tranquil escape from the bustling city or an opportunity to learn about plant diversity, the Botanical Garden of the University of Basel offers a refreshing and enriching experience.

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