Compare Tours & Attraction Ticket Prices from Top Travel Sites
Buenos Aires of Argentina offers a paradise for Botanists and plant enthusiasts. Pack your luggage, book your tickets and fly to Buenos Aires Botanical Garden if you want to discover exotic and exclusive plant species.
Discover true natural beauty at Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Located in the Palermo, the Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires is the most beautiful and impressive park. Constructed in a triangular shape, the garden encloses by Santa Fe Avenue, Republica Arabe Siria Street, and Las Heras Avenue. It exhibits more than five thousand species of exotic plants, shrubs, and trees in its vast area of eighteen acres. This exceptional park was made by renowned French Architect 'Carlos Thays' and was declared a 'National Monument' in the year 1996. It is the most mesmerizing park for botanists and plant enthusiasts. Its greenery provides serenity and natural charm not only to the city but its visitors as well.
The three landscape gardening styles make the Buenos Aires Botanical Garden unique and eccentric. The symmetric, the picturesque and the mixed were recreated in the Roman, the Oriental, and the French gardens. The Roman style of garden features those species of trees which the Roman Botanist 'Pliny the Younger' had in his villa. It includes cypresses, laurels, poplars and other trees from the first century. The second garden is manicured in the French style of the seventeenth and eighteenth century. The Oriental Garden exhibits plants in their original order. Eucalyptus, Europe Oaks, Hazelnut Trees, Palms, and Oceania Acacias add more glory to this beautiful garden.
Decorated with exclusive and bright flora, Buenos Aires Botanical Garden also highlights marvel sculptures, magnificent monuments, and beautiful greenhouses. The exclusive thirty-three artistic works from renowned artists astound the viewers. There are five winter houses within the park, each with its distinct beauty and charm. It gained International recognition in the year 1889 at the Paris Universal Exhibition, these buildings feature majestic Art Nouveau Style with more than two thousand tropical plants. Extended over a large area of 35 by 8 meters, they are the only winter houses of Art Nouveau Style which exist in today's era. The garden consists of a Botanic Library and Botanical Museum which are freely accessible to the visitors. The library exhibits thousands of books, texts, and documents along with ten thousand publications gathered from across the globe.
How to Get Tickets?
Book the tickets through this website for Buenos Aires Botanical Garden at an affordable price.
How To Get Around?
The Botanical garden of Buenos Aires is best when explored on foot.
What Should I Wear?
Comfortable attire provides a leisure trip. Take the clothes which are easy to carry and cozy. Pack light weighted and soft fabric clothes like tees, shirts, jeans and so on. Moreover, breezy long dress, jumpsuits, and tunics will look fabulous with stylish accessories. Wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk a lot in the park. Flip-flops, shoes and flat sandals are best for pedestrian excursion. Avoid wearing high heels as it would be difficult to walk in the park. In addition to this, you can include a floppy hat, a pair of sunglasses and hand tissues to wipe sweat. If you are planning to tour in winters, then do not forget to have layers and jackets.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to explore Buenos Aires Botanical Garden is between 8:00 am and 6:45 pm from Tuesday to Friday. It has a particular visiting time for weekends which is 9:30 am to 6:45 pm. The garden remains closed on every Monday, Christmas and New Year's Eve. Avoid going during holidays, vacation and festive season. October and November offer a majestic glimpse of blooming Jacaranda trees. However, Buenos Aires is mostly visited during April to June because of the moderate temperature and soothing climatic conditions.
Will I Need a Guide?
No. This website serves as the best guide for this tour.
How To Get There?
One can reach Buenos Aries through airplanes, trains, ferries, buses or cars. Ezeiza International Airport is the main gateway to the city. You can book the flights for the same. However, most of the domestic flights arrived at Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport. Taxis and cabs are available at the airport to continue the journey. Retiro Railway Station welcomes several trains coming from national cities. You can also take a ferry from Colonia and Montevideo. Moreover, Buenos Aires features an efficient, sizeable public transport network including hop off sightseeing buses, a vast network of cycle lanes, readily available taxis and economic metros. Multiple buses run for Buenos Aires Botanical Garden. You can take the train from San Martin Railway for Palermo Station to reach the spot. Grab the subway of line D for Plaza Italia Station. It is five minutes away from there if you choose to walk. You can also travel through trolley and turibus. Prefer to hire a self-driven car for a leisure trip.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden offers majestic beauty and terrific surroundings to indulge in. Do not pluck flowers or walk in restricted areas. Keep the park clean. Eschew littering wrappers and garbage. Avoid visiting on school holidays and during festive season. Do not carry outside eatables and drinks when you enter the garden. However, you can carry your water bottle and refill it at drinking fountains. Buenos Aires Botanical Garden prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Repeated application of sunscreen is recommended to prevent sunburn and tanning. You are advised to book the tickets in advance. Children under the age of seven years and a disabled person with one companion get free entry. Beware of pickpockets. Empty your pockets and put your cash and cell phones in an inside a bag in the inner compartment. Try to carry credit and debit cards instead of money. Do not stock all the money in one place. To prevent losing your valuables, keep them in a safe deposit box at the hotel or apartment.