Planten un Blomen
|Planten un Blomen|
A lawn in Planten un Blomen on a Sunday
St. Petersburger Straße 28|
20095 Hamburg, Germany
|Area||47 ha (0.47 km2)|
|Managed by||Hamburg-Mitte District Office|
|Public transit access||Hamburg Dammtor|
Planten un Blomen is an urban park with a size of 47 hectares (116.1 acres) in the inner-city of Hamburg, Germany. The name Planten un Blomen is Low German for "Pflanzen und Blumen" in German or "Plants and Flowers" in English.
The first plant was a Platanus, planted by Johann Georg Christian Lehmann in November 1821. It can be seen next to the Hamburg Dammtor station entrance of the park. In 1953 and 1973 the Internationale Gartenbauausstellung (International Horticulture Show, IGA) were held at the park.
The park is famous for its water-light concerts, public theater and music performances. In addition to the gardens, there is a large playground in the southern area of the park. This makes the park a popular place in the city. The park is open all year round and there is no entrance fee.
It contains the Old Botanical Garden of Hamburg.
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