About Jardin Botanique (Botanical Gardens)
This extensive collection of floral species is categorised into various sectors like the Rockery, Arboretum, Winter Garden, and Greenhouses. The Herbarium inside the garden shelters over 60,00,000 specimens of plants and fungi. It follows the eighteenth-century conventions of Botany and is sadly not open to visitors.
Don’t let that deter you, though. This relaxing place is a frequent haunt for plant-enthusiasts, botanists, and even for romantic walks in nature. Here’s a fascinating tidbit: all plants are assigned a number, which helps keep track of their evolution through each stage of planting, transplanting, and category of collection. Once the plant is categorised into a collection, it receives a label.
Timings: Open from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM every day
Entry Fee: No entry fee
Location: Chemin de l'Impératrice 1, 1292 Pregny-Chambésy