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Japanese walkings to the Hortus Botanicus in Leiden.The Nederlands.

Founded by University of Leiden in 1590, the Hortus Botanicus is the oldest Botanicus Garden of The Nederlands and one of the oldest in the world.
Hortus consists from more than ten thousand botanical species growing and living in its surroanding from which the most are coming from all the countries of the world.
It has a special Winter Garden with  a large collection of Cycades and carnivorous plants, a monumental Orangery dated back to 1744, extensive tropical greenhouses, Fern Garden, Rosarium and Japanese Garden which nowdays are in the highlight of this `living Museum`....

                                                Photos by Tzina Alimpoutaki- Joustra

                                       Japanese walking...in the Hortus Botanicus in Leiden.



Many famous international scientists such as Clusius, Boerhaave, Linnaeus and Einstein were connected to
the Hortus Botanicus in Leiden and hundreds of plant species from Japan were brought to Holland in the 19th century by the German …