Planten un Blomen
The Park Planten un Blomen (Hamburg, Germany)
In the centre of Hamburg on the area of 45 hectares is located a wonderful Park Planten un Blomen. He daily invites visitors to tour its grounds, to get acquainted with the picturesque landscape, enjoy natural relaxation. to listen to the music. And all this absolutely for free.
Began the Park in 1930 as the garden exhibition. Up to that time in the territory from Millerntorplatz to Stephansplatz was the Hamburg zoo, who after their settlement became the basis of the green zone of the city. Subsequently conducted in 1953, 1963 and 1973 International flower exhibition has transformed the Park. However, more active work on the reconstruction of the green areas was carried out in 80-ies of the last century. Then was altered in the coast of ponds and Japanese garden acquired come down to the present day. Now in its tea house from may to August every Tuesdays and Saturdays are held tea ceremonies.
As a branch of the Botanical garden, Planten un Blomen invites in the first place, walk along the Park alleys, admire the green trees and shrubs, placed in their zones. For example, a Tropical house filled with tropical and subtropical plants – ferns, orchids, palms, bananas, cacti and other samarskayaluka. Walking trails lead past lush flowering lawns, several ponds and waterfalls. Benches and deck chairs for those who decided to relax in the quiet of this natural splendor. Tours also introduce the “inhabitants” Apothecary garden, field and Garden roses.
In Planten un Blomen come here again and due to a variety of entertainment. For children there is a Playground and several smaller playgrounds. On one with a design in the form of vines, where boys and girls climb trees like Tarzan. Park lake is famous for its fountain, which is from may to August inclusive in the evenings, visitors are delighted by a light. On the stage are actors with numbers of different genres seem to program show are jazz concerts, and in the rose Garden sounds daily classical music. Music pavilion gives meeting pop groups, a performance which like the young Park visitors.
For those who prefer active rest, work, skate grounds, developed trails, ice arena, here comes winter, when the skaters wear skates for the rink. The mountain Playground is calling to practice dexterity required for rock climbing.
Different situation in the garden under the name Chess. Here fight fans of this sport. There is also a mini-field for Golf.