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Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice
Address - 78, Corniche Fleurie - 06000
Type - Botanical Garden, Nature
The residents of the resort city of Nice are justifiably proud of the Botanical Garden (although it is not so big - 3 hectares). The garden is located on a hillside and walking here, you can see a beautiful view of the mouth of the river Var, which borders the west of Nice, and the Esterel hills near Cannes.

route des jardins parcs jardin botanique niceIn the Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice, trees and flowers are shown in their natural habitat, there is much to admire throughout the year!

Currently, there are more than 3500 species of various plants in the garden.

The first seedlings were planted there in 1983, and they have been grown from seeds provided by the Museum of Natural History (Musée d'histoire naturelle). In 1991 the garden was opened to the public.

The plants «accustomed» to the Mediterranean climate, which grow not only on the Mediterranean coast, but also in South Africa, Australia, California and Chile, are mainly represented in the Botanical Garden.

The Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice as «comes down» the hill, 8 zones with different groups of plants (aromatic, medicinal and poisonous) are allocated on the terraces.

In the garden, there is a section entirely «devoted» to the medicinal shrub - sage. Here you can see the colorful sage flowers of different countries (blue and white, and of unusual colors: purple and orange – the African plant species). The cypress trees of New Caledonia and Australia are allocated to the separate collection.

Employees and visitors of the Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice are also proud of a large collection of many species of agave (Succulents).

We want to please the tourists with a message about a free entry to the Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice. In addition, there are free materials available that demonstrate aspects of 35 rare plants, protected by law, which are in the vicinity of Nice. These include, in particular, the carob tree (or the squill), the Clusius tulip, etc.

The distribution of this useful information will help visitors of the Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice to identify the protected plant in time and not to violate the law by tearing such a plant.

Map - Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice



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