Moscow Botanical Garden

Moscow Botanical Garden was founded in April 1945, and claims itself to be the largest botanical garden in Europe

Botanical garden, main building
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It covers a territory of approximately 3.61 km², bordering the VDNKH Exhibition Center.

Botanical Garden
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It contains a live exhibition of more than 20,000 different species of plants coming from various parts of the world.

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The garden also has a scientific research laboratory and contains:

  • a rosarium with 20,000 rose bushes,
  • a dendrarium (arboretum),
  • an oak forest with the average age of the trees exceeding 100 years, and
  • a greenhouse of more than 5000 square meters.
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Useful Information

Tsytsin Main Moscow Botanical Garden of Academy of Sciences
Russian: Гла́вный ботани́ческий сад и́мени Н. В. Ци́цина РАН


Entrance to the park is free, but the Japanese Garden, the Orangery and the Arboretum require separate tickets.

Opening hours

  • Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun:10:00–18:00


4 Botanicheskaya Street, Moscow 127276
127276, Москва, ул. Ботаническая, 4

☎ +7 (499) 977-9145
Fax 8-499-977-91-72 (Russian)

Getting there

Vladykino Metro Station