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Heritage Sites:Kaunas Botanical Garden

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Kaunas Botanical Garden of Vytautas Magnus University was founded in 1923.It occupies 62,5 ha green area that is located almost in the center of Kaunas city. More than 7000 plant taxons comprise our botanical collections and expositions. Plant collections are important both for preservation of biological diversity and for botanical research, therefore they carefully nurtured, developed and extended in collaboration with botanical gardens from the all World. Well-groomed and rich plant expositions, the largest Green house in Lithuania, picturesque old park with a unique pond system and bridges, numerous buildings of Aukstoji Freda estate bears romantic historical spirit and creates calm natural environment for visitors. Their number fluctuates between 40000-50000 people every year. Comfortable Kaunas Botanical Garden location in the city and vast plant species variety bears extreme potential for using it for the needs of the community and makes our garden attractive for educational and cultural tourism.