Jardin Botanico (Botanical Gardens)

Relax at the Botanic Gardens (©The Black Fat Cat/iStock/Thinkstock)

Jardin Botanico

Devised by French landscape architect Carlos Thays, these immense gardens opened in 1898. Covering seven hectares of tree-lined walkways, the gardens carry a diversity of species from Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe and America, plus those native to the different provinces of Argentina brought together in one section; look out for the yerba mate section. Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat-Sun 9.30am-6pm (closes 7pm in summer); free guided visits Sat, Sun & hols 10.30am & 3pm.

Address: 
Plaza Italia
Santa Fe 3951
Buenos Aires,
United States

Map of Jardin Botanico