Botanical GardenCurrently Closed
- Address: Mtsvane Kontskhi (Green Cape), Batumi, Georgia
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +995-422270033
- Ticket Price: 8 GEL
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Botanical Garden, Family And Kids
If you love verdant environments and vivid foliage, the Batumi Botanical Garden will charm you!
Having a legend that, the dense greenery of plants and trees is a result of someone’s global adventure on the quest of bringing to Batumi several diverse plants, this attraction is a pleasant delight. Almost depicting the Garden of Eden, mentioned in the Bible this is one of the world’s largest and richest botanical gardens. Its location overlooking the Black Sea only makes this attraction even more striking!
Its creation dates to the 18th century by Russian botanist Andrey Nikolayevich Krasnov, with its opening on the 3rd of 1912. As an ode to Krasnov’s spectacular hard work and creation the garden houses his grave and statue. This Batumi gem draws crowd throughout the year, however, come Spring and it comes alive in a way like no other time of the year! Sprawling across a whopping 111 hectares, the Batumi Botanical Garden is divided as per geographically distinct flora and fauna. These include - Caucasian humid subtropics, East Asia, New Zealand, South America, the Himalayas, Mexico, Australia, and of the Mediterranean.
Indeed, a great place to spend the day or half out!
- Rent an electric car inside the garden to avoid excessive walking.
- Mashrutka (minibus) no. 31 and no. 150 from the Cable Car.
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63.64% of people who visit Batumi include Botanical Garden in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
52.05% of people start their Botanical Garden visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Botanical Garden
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Botanical Garden
Amazing place, very beautiful garden. Just beside the beach, very nice view. Parking place is very clean and sufficient for turists. Guide service with tram. Very nice place for children and adults. Two side entrance. Entry fee also budget friendly, taxi available but you should bargain, if you have car than parking fee about 2 gel
Extremely beautiful and serene environment, with magnificent views of the black sea. The whole grounds are maintained spotlessly and explanations (in English!) about all botanical aspects can be found throughout the garden.
Beautiful place! One of the largest botanical gardens I've visited. You could spend the whole day there as there are hundreds if not thousands of kinds of flora. Plenty of areas to sit and rest, as well as clear signs of all locations.
Excellent garden. A wide variety of plants, everything is green and beautiful. At some places you get a good view of Batumi and the black sea. The major downside is that the park is on a hill, while the north entrance and the south entrance are lower, and the main route of the park goes uphill (steeper and shorter from the south entrance, moderate but longer from the north entrance). Tip: if you are handicapped or have difficulties walking, you can enter from a 3rd entrance, which is located south east. This 3rd entrance is higher than the main route (and there are handicapped toilets there). From there you can descend down and right follow the main route down to the north entrance. Then you can take an electric cart (pay) which will take you towards the south entrance (you'll still need to go further downhill towards the exit, but there is a stairs free path). I further suggest to ask to leave the cart at the top of the hill and go down to the bottom by yourself, as there are very nice views that are worth stopping and taking photos. By the way, our cart driver was very nice. He spoke Russian and even knew many words in Hebrew. He gave us good and interesting explanations about what we saw. Especially interesting were the "shy" flowers, which fold immediately after being touched - they are very interesting to see, but you will miss them, unless someone tells you and shows them.
Do not waste your money on it. Nothing is special in it. Thought I would see lots of flowers, but it was like other parks. It's very big and takes a lot of time. You have to walk up a lot to get to the sea view. There are more interesting things to do in batumi.