Botanical Garden of Padova

  • UNESCO World Heritage Name: Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico)

World's Oldest Academic Garden

The Botanical Garden of Padova, created by the Senate of the Venetian Republic, is notable for its botanical collection, pioneering scientific work and architectural beauty. - AsNotedIn



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1545/00/00 Botanical Garden of Padova established by an act of the Venetian Senate

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Rappaccini's Daughter (Short Story) Short Story Nathaniel Hawthorne Giovanni still found no better occupation than to look down into the garden beneath his window. From its appearance, he judged it to be one of those botanic gardens, which were of earlier date in Padua than elsewhere in Italy, or in the world.

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