Tallinn Botanical Gardens
Botanical Garden © Tallinn City Tourist Office & Convention Bureau/Kaido Haagen
Tallinn's magnificent Botanical Garden covers 110 hectares and contains more than 8,000 plant species. The flora comes from all around the world, displayed in arboretums, glasshouses, open fields and thematic gardens. In just a few steps visitors are transported from European meadows to African tundra, or from desert to rainforest. Specialised exhibits change every month, and thematic tours are offered all year round, the most popular being the summer night aroma tours, and the rose days. A nature trail traverses the different habitats.
Address: Kloostrimetsa Tee 52
Telephone: 606 2666
Transport: Take bus 34A or 38 to the Kloostrimetsa stop
Opening times: Glasshouses and Palm House: daily 11am to 6pm; outdoor collections: 11am to 7pm (May to September)
Admission: €3.50 adults, €1.60 (students). Other concessions available, children under 7 are free. Free entry with Tallinn Card.