Contact details

Avenida de Linneo, s/n.
14004  Córdoba, Cordoba  (Andalusia)
info@jardinbotanicodecordoba.com
www.jardinbotanicodecordoba.com
Tel.:+34 957200018
Tel.:+34 957200077
Fax.:+34 957295333

Location

Córdoba

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Description

The Cordoba Botanical Gardens were inaugurated in 1987 and are primarily for educational and scientific use. This is clear from the layout, with different areas distributed along a longitudinal thoroughfare interrupted by three squares with fountains. The Systematic Collection is in an area divided into rectangles, with plants ordered according to their phylogenetic characteristics. It contains exclusively autochthonous Spanish species, with a predominance of low rosemary hedges and Mediterranean hackberry. In the area known as the Agricultural School, the collections include plants useful to man, such as aromatic and medicinal herbs, fruit trees and vegetables. Close to the central square there is a greenhouse divided into three sections, with a collection of species endemic to the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands and Andalusia. At the end of the long thoroughfare there is the “Arboretum”. It has a natural layout with a large number of trees and shrubs that are ordered according to their physiognomic characteristics. Alongside this there is a small rose garden. The “Molino de la Alegría” is a palaeobotanical museum containing some of the gardens’ 15,000 plant fossils. Another unusual feature of these botanical gardens is a small area close to the entrance which is a garden for the blind. Here the plants have been specially selected for their feel and smell.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Apr 01 to May 31
  • From Tuesday to Saturday

    From 10:00 to 20:00
  • Public holidays and Sunday
    From 10:00 to 15:00
  • Closing days: Monday
  • From Jun 01 to Sep 30
  • From Tuesday to Sunday

    From 10:00 to 14:00
  • From Wednesday to Friday

    From 20:30 to 00:00
  • Closing days: Monday
  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Tuesday to Saturday

    From 10:00 to 17:30
  • Public holidays and Sunday
    From 10:00 to 15:00
  • Closing days: Monday

Closed: 1 January, 24, 25 and 31 December.

Prices

  • General: €3
  • Reduced: €1,50
  • Groups: €2

Services

Guided tours

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