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Visitor information

Free entrance with the exception of special events. 

The Botanical Garden has many visitors, old and young, who enjoy the nature in the centre of the city. Unlike other gardens and parks in the city, the Botanical Garden is a research-based garden. Please assist us in guarding our unique plants and trees by following the regulations for garden visits.

Opening hours

The Garden

The palm house

1. april - 30. september: 8.30 AM - 6 PM


1. october - 31. march: from 8:30 AM - 4 PM


1. april - 30. september: 10 AM - 5 PM


1. october - 31. march: 10 AM - 3 PM


Speciel opening hours

24. december: Closed

25. - 31. december: 8.30 AM - 4 PM



Public transport

Botanisk Have

Gothersgade 128

1123 København K


Øster Farimagsgade 2C

353 København K

Bus lines via Nørreport Station:

5A, 6A, 14, 40, 42, 43

Trains via Nørreport Station: 

S-tog, regionaltog and Metro

Plan your journey on this website:

Visiting the Garden

Take good care of the plants. Please do not enter the flower beds or climb the trees. Bring home a good experience, but leave flowers, seeds, and other plants in the garden. It is allowed to sit on the lawns in selected areas. Please see the overview map of the garden. Games, athletic exercises etc. are not permitted. 


Restrooms are located behind the Palm House, as well as by the main intrance at Nørreport Station. 


Please enjoy your own food in sitting zones and picnic areas, but not inside the greenhouses or the café areas.

Photography and film 

As a private individual, you are more than welcome to take pictures in the garden and inside the green houses. However, commercial photos shoots and videos are not possible.

Other regulations

Bicycles and dogs are not allowed in the garden.

Camp fires, fuel stoves, and barbecues are not permitted.Take good care of the plants. Please do not enter the flower beds or climb the trees.

Due to very narrow paths, push chairs, prams and buggies are not permitted inside the greenhouses.