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Botanical Garden at Tel Aviv University

The Botanical Garden at Tel Aviv University is home to about 3,800 species of plants from Israel and around the world.

Established in 1973, the Botanical Garden takes various steps to conserve rare plants in danger of extinction and be a sanctuary for Israel’s diverse floral.

Today there are approximately 3800 plant species from Israel and the world which makes the Garden a living museum.

Different sections show the main plant species of Israel landscapes, from the humid woodlands to the dry desert.

It also holds one of the largest collections of succulent plants in Israel, from the strange-looking cactus species to the giant Agave.


The Noah Naftulski Garden for Israeli native flora spans approximately half of the Botanical Garden.

The Daphna Carasso Garden of Tropical Plants takes visitors into the steamy rainforest of South America, Africa and Southeast Asia.

The Many-Ellern Garden of Economic Plants displaying the great variety of plant species utilized by humans.

The Menashe Garden of Medicinal Plants have in display some of the most important plants for human health.

The Palm House is hosting large number of tropical palm species in a specially-designed building.

The Sarah Racine Root Laboratory is the largest aeroponic root laboratory to date is designed for displaying and studying root systems of plants.

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Guided tours of the Garden are tailored and providing a hands-on experience combined with scientific edification.

See the Botanical Garden website for information on visiting.

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