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A colonial agriculture station now a lovely public garden. There a restaurant near the car park and an old helicopter among the Palm collection. Its also possible too stay the night in some dorm-like rooms. A long day trip from the Capital Accra but well worth it with hired driver .

The remarkable Nezahet Botanical Garden in Istanbul. Built in the clover-leaf of a major highway it seems an odd place for a garden. However, its beautiful and spacious. Notable collections of Turkeys many endemic bulbs. The passageways between the "lobes" are sophisticated exhibit spaces. Take a fairy across the Bosporus from Sultanahmet to the Asian side and catch a cab. Its about a 15 minute ride.



The Rose Tunnel at Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna Austria. The surrounding ornamental gardens are huge and immaculately maintained. Plan at least a half day at this exquisite site.



The remarkable Nezahet Botanical Garden in Istanbul. Built in the clover-leaf of a major highway it seems an odd place for a garden. However, its beautiful and spacious. Notable collections of Turkeys many endemic bulbs. The passageways between the "lobes" are sophisticated exhibit spaces. Take a fairy across the Bosporus from Sultanahmet to the Asian side and catch a cab. Its about a 15 minute ride.



The Brooklyn Botanical Garden, New York City. History, education, conservation and beauty combine to make BBG one of Americas greatest gardens. The spring cherry tree bloom is legendary. Only a few minutes from Manhattan



The Krakow Botanical Garden. A university affiliated garden with many teaching collections. The garden is large enough to enjoy a good stroll. A long established orchid collection is very large. Also numerous excellent rock garden areas featuring flora of the High Tartars just south of the city. Conservatories are closed on Fridays.



Frankfurt Germany's Palm Garten. A truly expansive garden with several conservatories. Its not unusual to see hundreds of students from grade to school to university on weekdays. If you have a layover in Frankfurt of more than five hours it an easy visit