National Botanical Garden of Iran

national botanical garden of Iran

The national botanical garden of Iran is located northwest of Tehran (region of the same name) and on the southern slopes of the mountain range of the Alborz plants. Construction work on this garden museum began in the 1347 year of the solar Hegira.

The plant was designed as that of the typical Persian garden (chahār bāgh). To create landscapes and natural scenery in the design of this unique botanical garden, which extends to 145 hectares and has a height of 1320 meters above sea level, three mountains have been recreated, those that symbolize the Zagros mountains, Alborz is Himalayas and also six lakes, two rivers and two waterfalls. Here it is therefore possible to admire the nature of the whole world.

The botanical garden has various parts such as: the rock garden, the flora of the Caspian Sea, the Zagros mountains, the Alborz, the Iranian and Turkestan vegetation, the desert vegetation of the south of the country, the Chinese and Japanese gardens, the European vegetation, etc.

Currently, with around 3000, the world's most valuable species of trees, shrubs and saplings, it is considered the largest botanical garden in the Middle East and one of the best 10 floral botanical gardens in the world.

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