Botanischer Garten Grugapark, Essen

#3 of 39 in Nature in North Rhine-Westphalia
Waterfall · Garden
Botanischer Garten Grugapark, a botanical garden established in 1927, plays host to Germany's largest collection of climbing plants, a bonsai garden, a medieval herb garden, wetlands, and more. Wander through the various gardens to see plants from around the world. Visit the greenhouses, spend some time in the sensory garden, or settle on the grass for a picnic. A little train offers rides around the park for a small fee. Entry to the park is charged during the day, but if you come back in the evening, you can enjoy the park for free. Plan to visit Botanischer Garten Grugapark during your Essen vacation using our convenient Essen trip itinerary app.
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  • The garden is beautiful, very nice to walk around, many interesting stops on the way including a small waterfall, animals, opportunity to lie on a sun  more »
  • I took the metro to the park. There are 2 stations. From Gruga/Messe West it is only a few steps to the park. I enjoyed my early morning run here. I could just go through the gate without paying a...  more »
  • Massive ground. Perfect place for kids. So many children playareas are there. Animal feed area is best. Different species of owl , flamingo and lot more animals n birds are there. Train ride is too good
  • Amazing Park. Beautiful plants and flowers. Well worth the money. We've spent 5 hours there and maybe saw a 10th of it. So many hidden treasures. Lovely pet area. Staff at entrance, train and restaurants extremely helpful and friendly. We'll definitely go again.
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