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Bogota Botanical Garden

Bogota Botanical Garden

Jardín Botánico de Bogotá

Bogota Botanical Garden (Avenida 63 #68-95, Bogotá) – this is Colombia’s largest botanical garden (whose total size is 47 acres – 19 hectares). Some of the plant species found here include Andean forest, oak forest, cloud forest, conifer zone, criptogamium (plants lacking of flowers), herbal (medicinal plants), rose gardens, and a set of greenhouses with plants from warm, dry and rainy climates. The Botanical Garden has pedestrian and vehicle entries, a lake, a waterfall, laboratories, propagation tunnels, an environmental room, and an auditorium for conferences and concerts. It also offers services such as: library, video-forum, sales of publications, a restaurant, a cafeteria, and a commercial garden center.

Admission: COL$2,700 (adult) , COL$1,400 (children 4-12 years). Free for children under 4 years, and seniors over 60 years. Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (weekdays), 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (weekends & holidays).