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The Garden

The area in total is 175 hectares (ca 430 acres), of which most constitutes a nature reserve including the arboretum. The garden proper is about 40 hectars and here grow something like 16,000 different species and cultivars in various parts of it.

New greenhouses are beeing built and will open 2026. In the meantime the old ones are closes.

Map of the garden

Finding your way in Botaniska (English, Swedish, German)


Garden Explorer

Explore our plant collection by searching for your plant of interest by its common or scientific name. Perhaps you are interested in a special part of the garden? Use the map feature to search for its location.

entrance view of pond


Gothenburg's Botanical Garden is one of the largest in Europe. The total area is 175 hectares (about 432 acres). Explore the different parts of the garden.

Updated: 2023-03-31 10:52