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"Gardens of Time"
Nestled amid the buzzing city center, Jardin Botanico gives a charming peek into the green wonders of the Buenos Aires. Designed by renowned French-Argentine architect Carlos Thays, the garden opened its doors to the public in the year 1898. A veritable green lung of the city, the garden is a picturesque conglomeration of three different landscape styles. The symmetry of the 17th Century French gardens meets the vibrancy of the Oriental gardens with rare Asian plants. The Roman gardens, dotted with soaring cypress and poplars, house a rare species of tree, that was found in First Century Roman botanist Pliny the Younger's Apennine mountain villa. A celebration of diverse nature and colorful blooms, the serene park is ornamented with Roman God statuettes amidst water ponds and park benches. Apart from a botanical library and museum, the park has five greenhouses. The biggest of them, made with antique iron and glass and built in Art Nouveau style, belongs to the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1889. It has preserved over 2500 tropical plants and is touted to be one of the rarest greenhouses in the world. The garden still has the erstwhile mansion of Carlos Thays, which was built in the year 1881. A labyrinth of landscape and history, the Jardin Botanico has more than just rare plants to offer its visitors.
3951 Avenida Santa Fe, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1425
"Gardens of Time"
Nestled amid the buzzing city center, Jardin Botanico gives a charming peek into the green wonders of the Buenos Aires. Designed by renowned French-Argentine architect Carlos Thays, the garden opened its doors to the public in the year 1898. A veritable green lung of the city, the garden is a picturesque conglomeration of three different landscape styles. The symmetry of the 17th Century French gardens meets the vibrancy of the Oriental gardens with rare Asian plants. The Roman gardens, dotted with soaring cypress and poplars, house a rare species of tree, that was found in First Century Roman botanist Pliny the Younger's Apennine mountain villa. A celebration of diverse nature and colorful blooms, the serene park is ornamented with Roman God statuettes amidst water ponds and park benches. Apart from a botanical library and museum, the park has five greenhouses. The biggest of them, made with antique iron and glass and built in Art Nouveau style, belongs to the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1889. It has preserved over 2500 tropical plants and is touted to be one of the rarest greenhouses in the world. The garden still has the erstwhile mansion of Carlos Thays, which was built in the year 1881. A labyrinth of landscape and history, the Jardin Botanico has more than just rare plants to offer its visitors.
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3951 Avenida Santa Fe
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1425
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