A 42 hectare botanical garden with over 18,000 species of plants. The oldest botanical garden in Germany was founded by the king in the 17th century as a place to grow medicinal plants and vegetables, The garden fell into decay and was restored after 1801 by the botanist Carl Ludwig Willdenow.
The Wilhelma is a big zoo in Stuttgart an one of the oldest of Germany.
On the one hand side the Wilhelma is an old botanical garden with lots of exotical plants an on the other hand side the Wilhelma is a very modern zoological garden in the hard of Stuttgart.
One of the largest and the best zoos in Asia, the Nehru Zoological Park has nearly 1,500 species of animals, birds and reptiles.A must visit for all those who can walk around for 6-7 hours to cover the entire zoo which is on 300 acres of land.
Have a look onto this small roof garden in the heart of Berlin, Potsdamer Platz. High Resolution Overlay Picture (1cm/pixel). This picture was taken in 2003 from the "Panoramapunkt" of the DaimlerChrysler Building (Potsdamer Platz 1).
The Estrel Berlin is Europeís largest convention, entertainment and hotel complex.
With 1,125 rooms and suites, five restaurants, two bars, a beer garden and the daily live "Stars in Concert" show, the Estrel has plenty to offer every guest.
The Zoological Garden in Riga, Capitol of Lettland, was founded 1912,as the first zoo within the Baltic states. 16,4 hectares it exhibits 2200 animals covering 400 species, including 110 species of mammals. The Riga Zoo is home to 41 of the species listed on the IUCN Red data book of Endangered and Extinct Species. Most unique record is the oldest inhabitant in the Zoo, a Mississippi alligator ...
The beach at Santos, Brazil, is bordered by a garden 5.3 km (3.3 miles) long. It has a total area of 218,800 sq m (2,355,143 sq ft) and the green belt is separated by six canals.
The garden is so gigantic that it has 38 people looking after it all year round. The first part of the garden was completed in 1939 by the Czechoslovakian gardener Carlos Colarquis. In the 1950s, the siz...
On the 17. November 1990, a forty-foot sperm whale got stranded om the beach near Nymindegab. The dead whale, weighing in at 25 tons, was such a tourist attraction that it was talked of as far away as Copenhagen, and scientist from the Zoological Museum there decided to have a closer look at the big fish. After the whale had been dissected, the skeleton was transported to Copenhagen, where it w...
The Music Garden - The internationally renowned cellist Mr. Yo-Yo Ma, working with landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy to interpret in nature the music of Bach's first suite, approached the city of Boston, Massachusetts to create an actual garden based on The Music Garden. When the Boston site fell through, Toronto Parks and Recreation enthusiastically embraced the project.
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