The arctic-alpine botanic garden is the northernmost botanic garden in the world.
It was opened in 1994, by University of Tromso, The Arctic University of Norway, and have 3 employees in permanent positions.
The garden reflects the flowers and stones that is from the arctic area, and you will therefore find this botanical garden very rare.
It have been visited by many celebrities, for example The King of Sweden, Carl Gustav, who said«an amazing experience, a wonderful experience», and it is ranged by BBC to be among the top five botanical gardens in the world, in their TV-show from 2008.
The garden has 25 themed collections, including a recently commenced peony collection. Many of the collections have an impressive plant selection that you probably otherwise have to search long for to find.
Address: Hansine Hansens veg 18
How to get there: Take the route 20 or 22 from Petersborggata or the city center and ask the bus driver to let you of by the University. The garden is located next to the university.
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