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About the Botanical Garden of Cluj Napoca, Cluj-napoca, Romania

 
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Botanical Garden Cluj-Napoca
Botanical Garden Cluj-Napoca
cipristb's pictureby cipristb review
added on 6th of April, 2009

The Botanical Garden “Alexandru Borza” aparteining at Babes-Balyai University from Cluj Napoca was founded in 1920 by the teacher Alexandru Borza. Having a surface of 14 hectares it host 10 000 species of plants from all over the parts of the world.

The major points of attraction of the Botanical Garden are: the Roman Garden and the Japanese Garden

The Roman Garden

It's placed near the statue of the roman agriculture Goddess, Ceres. In this place can be found some archeological pieces discovered in the old roman town of Napoca and also the plants that were used in the past for ornament in the roman gardens.

The Japanese Garden

It's arranged using the traditional japanese style gyo-no-niwa and hosts plants specific from the Japan Country. In the Japanese Garden there is a artificial lake and in the middle of the lake there is a small island wich links to the margins of the lake by a curved bridge and by a stone bridge. The lake is illuminated by 4 stone flashlights and the plants wich are arround the lake were broght from the Far East.

 

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erato's picture
erato wrote on Apr 21, 2009:
P.S.: Student pass also costs 2 RON, however I don't know if they accept EURO
 
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erato wrote on Apr 21, 2009:
Ok finally I found the informations needed, here they are. Address: Strada Republicii nr. 42, Opening hours:9-18 in summer and 10-17 in winter. Taxes: 4 RON for adults (it's about 1 Euro) and 2 RON (0,5 Euro)for children. If you want to take photos too you have to pay an extra fee of 20 RON (about 5 Euro). Their phone number is +40264/592.152. zdanko, have a nice trip and don't miss the lotus of 1,5 m diameter.
 
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zdanko wrote on Apr 21, 2009:
I have heard that this botanical garden is a pretty good one, but I have never had time or the possibility to get there. I hope this year I will succeed!
 
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cipristb wrote on Apr 17, 2009:
oh, and I almost forgot, visit it in summer when everything it's green, I visited it in autumn and I was a litle disapointed
 
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cipristb wrote on Apr 17, 2009:
I visited with my girlfriend the Botanical Garden of Cluj Napoca on 1st of December when it is the Romania's National day and it was opened, so I think that it is opened every day, I don't remember exactly how much it costs but I know that the price is somewhere under 10 Lei, and for sudents there is a discount.
 
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erato wrote on Apr 17, 2009:
The pictures are very nice, however there is something I missed from your article: how much does it cost (it must be rather cheap) and on which days is it opened for visitors? Thanks.
 
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bruzli wrote on Apr 7, 2009:
I was there a few times, it's nice, but doesn't compare with Krka or Plitvice Park from Hrvatska
 
 
 
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