Plantage Middenlaan 2 A
Amsterdam

The Royal Botanic Garden in Amsterdam is one of the oldest in the world and was created in 1638. It was initially designed as a garden to grow herbal medicines, however, only one of the five different areas within the garden is still used to grow herbal medicines.

It has 4,000 plant species divided into different areas within the garden. There is the Outer Garden, the Tree Garden which has 60 different trees, the Herb Garden, the Semicircular Garden, the Three Climate Garden and finally the Butterfly Greenhouse.

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