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Botanic Garden of Athens University

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Greece - Athens

Institution Code: ATHU

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Botanic Garden of Athens University

Our garden is the first Botanic Garden of Greece founded in 1835.

There are c. 200 different plant species (mainly trees and shrubs) from around the world cultivated in an area of 7000 square meters.

The Garden is situated in the heart of Athens near the ancient cemetary of Keramikos and unfortunately is not open to the public

Main Address:
Botanic Garden of Athens University
Department of Biology, Section of Ecology and Taxonomy,
University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis
157 84 Greece

Telephone: +30 210 7274240, +30 210 7274325
Fax: +30 210 7274885
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Professor Athena Economou-Amilli.
    Curator's Name: Dr Ioannis Bazos
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1835
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 37.9894
    Longitude: 23.7444
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: No

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes