Moscow Botanical Garden of Academy of Sciences

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The Tsytsin Main Moscow Botanical Garden of Academy of Sciences was founded in April 1945, and claims itself to be the largest botanical garden in Europe.[1] It covers a territory of approximately 3.61 km², bordering the VDNKH Exhibition Center, and contains a live exhibition of more than twenty thousand different species of plants coming from various parts of the world. The garden also has a scientific research laboratory and contains a rosarium with twenty thousand rose bushes, a dendrarium (arboretum), an oak forest with the average age of the trees exceeding 100 years, a Japanese garden and a greenhouse of more than 5000 square meters.[verification needed]



  1. ^ (in Russian) The Official Site of the Main Moscow Botanical Garden. Retrieved on 2006-07-18.

Additional sources[edit]

  • Washington, Tom (August 11, 2011). "Tramp camp at the Botanical Gardens". The Moscow News. Archived from the original on November 28, 2011. Retrieved August 6, 2012.
  • "Europe's largest botanical garden hides in Moscow's concrete jungle". RT TV. 28 July 2011. Archived from the original on 24 October 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2012.

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Coordinates: 55°50′20″N 37°36′04″E / 55.839°N 37.601°E / 55.839; 37.601