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National Botanical Garden of Iran

The Beautifully Colorful and Masterly Specialized Garden

National Botanical Garden of Iran is one of the considerable choices for nature tourists to evaluate. There are interesting plants with different growing conditions. The species of this garden are not specifically Iranian. You can find Chinese and Japanese plants as well as other natural structures virtually made in small samples. Therefore, walking in this garden will take you to different places and distinct climates.

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Location of National Botanical Garden of Iran

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The National Botanical Garden of Iran is located somewhere in the western part of Tehran and nearly close to Alborz Province. Tehran-Karaj Highway is the best way to get to this garden by personal car or taxi service. In case of using public transportation like the metro, Iran Khodro metro station on Line 5 (Green Line) is the closest one. However, you need to take a taxi when you get out of the station as it is not exactly in the same location and is about 4 kilometers away. It is in close vicinity to Chitgar Park and Chitgar Lake. Therefore, if you are a nature tourist, you will have a great time in the whole region. Other nearby attractions are Azadi Tower, Milad Tower, Laleh Park, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Carpet Museum of Iran, Moghadam Museum, and Glassware & Ceramic Museum of Iran.

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History of National Botanical Garden of Iran

The establishment of National Botanical Garden of Iran dates back to 1968. However, it is still under detailed construction.
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Structure of National Botanical Garden of Iran

The area is 145-hectare wide and is 1320 meters above the sea level. The weather is hot in summer and cold in winter. The really fascinating fact about this garden is that it is supposed to present real patterns of gardens of Iran with all sorts of climate. It includes 3000 species of distinct trees, plants, and flowers. Therefore, it is more like a spectacular natural live museum. It is also the main horticulture and plant taxonomy center of Iran. There is also Asian vegetation from China and Japan. The simulation of these plants and of course Alborz, Zagros, and Himalayas mountain chains is a strong charming attraction for both Iranians and tourists. As a result, they will confront different climates, places, and species while walking in the garden. Moreover, there are more particular pieces of lands for medical and industrial and other special pants. In addition, some parts of the area are devoted to educational and demonstrative purposes. Regardless of various plants, there are beautiful waterfalls, lakes, wetlands, deserts, and rock gardens. Furthermore, the National Botanical Garden of Iran aims at preserving those species that are in danger of being extinct. Hence, performing as a rich gene bank, it keeps the sources of these plants.
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Where to Eat Near National Botanical Garden of Iran

After spending your leisure time in National Botanical Garden of Iran, you might be hungry or thirsty or generally, you might want to spend some time in a restaurant. There are some decent ones almost nearby such as Baghe Irani Restaurant, Safari Fast Food Restaurant, Binam Restaurant, Tashrifat Restaurant, and Arg Garden Restaurant.
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Where to Stay Near National Botanical Garden of Iran

Offers of Apochi considering the accommodation issue are always appealing and hard to beat. These offers are comprehensively pervasive to all economic levels. Hence, you can choose among the many choices no matter to what economic stratum you belong. are just some of the best recommendations of Apochi to its costumers. Pazhuhesh Hotel (3-Star), Olympic Hotel (4-Star), and Danesh Hotel (2-Star).

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National Botanical Garden of Iran Location

How To Get To National Botanical Garden of Iran

by Metro

In case of using public transportation like metro, Iran Khodro metro station on Line 5 (Green Line) is the closest one. However, you need to take a taxi when you get out of the station as it is not exactly in the same location and is about 4 kilometers away.

by Car

Tehran-Karaj Highway is the best way to get to this garden by personal car or taxi service.

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