Planten un Blomen
Park: January-March 7:00-20:00, April 7:00-22:00, May-September 7:00-23:00, October-December 7:00-20:00 Greenhouse: March-October: Monday-Friday 9:00-16:45, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-17:45, November-February February-Friday 9:00 -15:45, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-15:45, stop 30 minutes before closing. The opening hours of other projects can be found at <a href=""http://plantenunblomen.hamburg.de/service/3834054/oeffnungszeiten-artikel/"" target=""_blank"">http://plantenunblomen.hamburg.de/service/3834054/oeffnungszeiten-artikel/</a> . Due to seasons, months or activities, the opening hours will be adjusted. It is recommended to check the official website before going to the office. (Local time)
In the center of Hamburg lies 47 hectares of park well-known as Planten un Blomen. It's name is derived from Lower German version of plants and flowers. Public theater, water light concerts and music performances are the most famous activities conducted here. The park is free to visit. The park does not only consists of gardens but also large playground in it's southern area which makes it one of the most popular place in the city. The oldest botanical garden of Hamburg lies in this park. Johann Georg Christian Lehmann planted the first plant Platanus in November 1821. It can be seen at the entrance of the park, next to the Hamburg Dammtor railway station.