Bogor botanical gardens celebrate 200th anniversary. It is renowned for its research on regional flora.
The bogor botanical gardens are a favorite for holidaying families who mostly come to enjoy the lush greenery in the heart of bogor and for picnics.
Botanical garden bogor indonesia. It covers an area of 87 hectares 210 acres adjoining the gardens of the presidential palace. The bogor botanic gardens indonesia s first and foremost botanic garden is 87 hectares of beautifully kept trees plants flowers lawns and ponds within a busy expanding city of 1 million people. The train ride from jakarta to bogor takes around 1 hour and costs around rp5 000 equal with 0 4 usd one way.
The latest official estimate as of. You can easily do a day trip to bogor from jakarta. It lies in the heart of bogor.
Fauwzi our golf car driver and guide were explaining many things about the unique side of this mangficent botanical garden. Buitenzorg is a city in the west java province indonesia located around 60 kilometers 37 mi south of the national capital of jakarta bogor is the 6th largest city of jakarta metropolitan area and the 14th nationwide. Guided tours are also popular.
President wants bogor botanical garden more attractive related news. Bogor botanical garden is the first botanical garden in indonesia. I have some shots of the train station and the.
Here we can have a picnic in its many green lawns and learn a lot about flora since it is the center of botanical research and has great plant collections from all over indonesia. We visited taman meksiko which has a collection of dry climate plant species arranged to resemble their natural habitat and become an exotic park. We enjoyed morning strolling around bogor botanical garden.
Kebun raya bogor is a botanical garden located in bogor indonesia 60 km south of central jakarta it is currently operated by indonesian institute of sciences indonesian. It is also a world famous institution for research and conservation that has developed over many years and is continuing to do so. It was founded in 1817 and is currently operated by the indonesian institute of sciences lipi.
In 1817 it was converted into a. Bogor botanical garden is located in bogor approximately 50 km from jakarta. Indonesia botanical gardens tropical garden in bogor west java indonesia.
I would like to suggest taking a train from jakarta. Bogor botanic gardens kebun raya bogor is the oldest botanical garden in southeast asia. The 215 acre 87 hectare site was first used by the dutch for introducing tropical plants from other parts of the world into the region.
The bogor botanical gardens indonesian. The city covers an area of 118 5 km 2 and it had a population of 950 334 at the 2010 census. Lembaga ilmu pengetahuan indonesia or lipi.
The garden is located in the city center and adjoin the presidential palace compound of istana bogor. The park aids in adding to the aesthetic appeal of the bogor botanical garden and contributes to the conservation of water and soil in addition to improving the air quality in urban areas he remarked.