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The "Alexandru Borza" Botanical Garden

Park · Transylvania · 386 m · open today
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  • Seră, Grădina Botanică din Cluj-Napoca
    Seră, Grădina Botanică din Cluj-Napoca
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Founded in 1920, the Botanical Garden is a scientific, didactic and educational institution, whose foundation was laid by Professor Alexandru Borza.
The garden contains on its territory more than 10,000 species of plants from all corners of the world, being structured on several sectors: ornamental, phytogeographic, systematic, economic and medicinal. The Romanian flora and vegetation are represented by plants from the Transylvanian plains, Carpathian Mountains, Banat as well as other regions.

The garden's attractions include the Japanese Garden (a Japanese-style garden with a creek and a Japanese-style cottage, arranged in the traditional "gyo-no-niwa" style), the Roman Garden, dominated by the statue of the goddess Ceres (the goddess of cereals and bread), with archaeological remains from the old Roman colony Napoca, the Botanical Museum with a collection of about 7,000 exhibits as well as the greenhouse complex consisting of six sections: the aquarium greenhouse, the palm trees greenhouse, the Mediterranean and Australian plants greenhouse, the succulent plants greenhouse, the Bromeliaceae greenhouse and the orchids and ferns greenhouse.

Opening hours

open today
Botanical Museum:

Monday - Friday 8:00 - 15:00



  • April 8 - October 14 the greenhouses are open to the public between 9:00-18.00. The last visitors are admitted no later than 17:45
  • The greenhouses are closed the first Monday of every month.
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Update: April 19, 2020

Public transport

Bus 22 leaves you at stations V. Babes and Hasdeu respectively. Further on, in Calea Turzii, do stop the lines 40, 40S, M11, M12 and M16 and at the station Meteor 40, 40S, 43B, M11, M12 and M16.


Finding a parking spot can get complicated and time consuming. First check the website of the town hall for variants. We recommend using public transport if you cannot reach your destination on foot.


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The "Alexandru Borza" Botanical Garden

Republicii 42
400015 Cluj-Napoca
Phone +40 264 592 152

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