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You may be tempted to head to the zoo only for the lions and elephants, but the Botanical Garden on-site is not to be overlooked. Over 2,000 different species grow in the gardens, which include a Japanese garden of their own, and the popular Palm House, which houses tropical plants including bananas, sago palm trees and much more. Adjacent to this we discover the citrus garden, which includes Mediterranean and subtropical plants.
1146 Budapest, Állatkerti körút 6-12.
This stunning horticultural wonder is tucked into the District VIII, and well worth a visit. In fact, it dates back as far as the 1700s, and features more than 12,000 different plant species. In the warm months, the sprawling grounds are open for visitors to wander at will, but the multiple greenhouses allow guests to get their plant fix all year round. The gardens even make an appearance in Ferenc Molnár’s evergreen novel, The Boys on Pál Street. Plant enthusiasts will be especially interested in the on-site botanical shop, which sells plants cultivated by the various specimens found within the park, sometimes unavailable anywhere else in the city.
1083 Budapest, Illés utca 25.
Only 20km from the city, you can discover 60 hectares of wild romance, in the Soroksár Botanical Garden. The garden itself is less curated and more natural, which means you often see animals wandering through for a look themselves. Information plaques among the plants tell you what species we’re looking at, and a hiking trail takes you through the scenery. There is also a lake in the park, and with advance reservation, you can use the fire pits for barbecues along the shore.
1238 Budapest, Péteri-major