Hortus Botanicus

Plantage Middenlaan 2A. (Open Map)


Since 1638, the Royal Botanic Garden has been a source of exotic beauty and biodiversity. Initially established when Dutch trading ships brought in tropical seeds and plants, the botanical garden has grown to become a global leader in the distribution of coffee, pineapple, cinnamon, and palm-oil plants. Today, visitors can explore the 4000-plus species of plants kept in the colonial-era seed house and three-climate glasshouse.