Giardino Botanico Tropicale, managed by the Istituto Agronomica per l'Oltremare, is a beautiful botanical garden having a ... More
Giardino Botanico Tropicale
Giardino Botanico Tropicale, managed by the Istituto Agronomica per l'Oltremare, is a beautiful botanical garden having a splendid variety of tropical plants. Opened in 1904, the garden has around 300 species of tropical plants primarily from Africa and America. Various species of mahogany, bananas, coconut, date, mango and vanilla can be found here. The botanical gardens also have a sizable entomological collection as well.
Picture yourself in the beautiful city of Florence and you exploring it on foot, It is humid and hot, but
you trudge on. Now wouldn't it have been convenient to be on wheels rather than on jaded soles? With ...
The creation of the Giardino dei Semplici or Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico), was ordered by Cosimo I de'Medici in the
mid 16th century and planned by Niccolo Tribolo. It was one of the first of its kind in the ...
The villa belonged to the Medici family and Cosimo, Florence's new Duke, began the work on renovating the grounds, he
planned an Italian garden with geometric designs, Vasari made the Duke's dreams become reality. At the center of the ...
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