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Colorful autumn in a Botanical Garden

Hosted by the Consul of the Budapest Bites & Sightseers Group
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Took place 3 weeks 2 days ago
Sat 28 Oct 09:10 - 14:00

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Let's enjoy the colorful autumn in Vácrátót Botanical Garden!

The Protected content romantic landscape-designed garden, also a national monument and nature conservation area, is the richest scientific plant collection of Hungary . The scenes of this 27 hectare park are engaging in all four seasons. Annual plant exhibitions, intimate trails and countless tiny wonders of nature await our guests throughout the year.

The Garden was founded in the first half of the 19th century, in the style of the English gardens of Georgian age. In Protected content garden came into the possession of Count Sándor Vigyázó, devotee of science, who, together with Vilmos Jámbor, famous landscape gardener of his age, have it transformed into a rich botanic garden.
In the early years of this century the garden was famous for the richness of its tree-species, rock-gardens, greenhouses.
The Vigyázó family passed his estate to the Academy of Sciences, but the botanic garden in Vácrátót got, after many mishaps, into the administration of the Museum of Natural Sciences only in the May of Protected content , and laying the foundations of the botanic garden was started in Protected content . In Protected content , when the Hungarian Academy of Sciences took possession of the estate and in this place the Research Institute for Botany was established the garden began to develop rapidly.
The war damages having been reconstructed and the ruins and bush cleared away, the garden was started to be restored to its original beauty according to the original plans but with a lot more species. In Protected content opened its doors to the public and since then has been an organic part of the Research Institute for Botany, a live laboratory, experimental area of the researches.

The program starts in case of no rain and min 5 persons.
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We can lunch together after our walk, if you like.

Hope to see you.

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