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Klosterwall 8

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Free

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Free, Parks and Gardens Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend

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Planten un Blomen, which translates as the very imaginative Plants and Flowers, spans over 100 acres and is a favorite among locals and travelers. Referred to as "Hamburg's green lung," it is home to various themed gardens, including a rose garden, Mediterranean terraces and one of the largest Japanese landscaped gardens in Europe. Planten un Blomen offers much more than the eponymous "plants and flowers." There are playgrounds, mini-golf, an ice rink in winter and a roller rink in summer, and even life-size chess games. There are also several cafes and food kiosks.

Many past visitors said the park is a relaxing place to unwind and highly recommend touring the Japanese garden. Others said the park is well-maintained and a worthy stop even in the offseason.

The park is accessible daily from 7 a.m. to 8, 10 or 11 p.m., depending on the season. You can reach the park via the Stephansplatz U-bahn stop, and enjoy Planten un Blomen for free. For more information, visit the park's website.

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