Most Amazing Botanical Gardens
Botanischer Garten and Botanisches Museum Germany
This Berlin botanical garden is, according to DK Travel, one of the most important gardens in the world. Its most notable for its collection of 16 glasshouses (aka greenhouses), which are home to various plant collections, and include the Cactus Pavilion and the Pavilion Victoria. The 43hectare garden also houses the Great Pavilion, which is the largest glasshouse in the world and contains an exhibit of giant bamboo.
The garden was established sometime between 1897 and 1910, and today is part of the Free University of Berlin. Other features on the grounds include the Botanical Museum, which contains a large herbarium and scientific library. The garden also houses a cemetery, which features tombs of three people important to its development, including explorer, ethnologist and botanist Georg Schweinfurth.