Heritage open days Leiden


Hortus Botanicus (botanical gardens)

Open / Sat Sun

Rapenburg 73, Leiden / Alle kidsactiviteiten Notenveld

Heritage Days Kidsactivities Sat and Sun 12-16 hrs (see p. 62 Dutch guide) / stamp post Kids Guide route / Sat from 11 hrs onwards and Sun 15 hrs guided tours (reservations obligatory, max 20 people via www.hortusleiden.nl / Sun between 11-14 hrs Science Café Grasses / 

The oldest botanical garden in the Netherlands is a green oasis where there is much to discover and enjoy. Its 18th-century Orangery was designed to optimally protect tender plants from frost. 

Photocredits Hortus: ©Ralph Reniers (overview Monuments), above: ©Saskia Leupen, right: ©Arthur Roetman (Orangery).

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